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A Tale of Two Cities
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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • They persisted in changing colour sometimes, and they would be occasionally dilated and contracted by something like a faint pulsation; then, they gave a look of treachery, and cruelty, to the whole countenance.
  • Her eyes were dilated and wild, and she constantly uttered piercing shrieks, and repeated the words, ’My husband, my father, and my brother!’ and then counted up to twelve, and said, ’Hush!’

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  • Her pupils were dilated.
  • Pupils dilate when someone looks at something they like.

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