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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Jane Eyre
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  • Pain, shame, ire, impatience, disgust, detestation, seemed momentarily to hold a quivering conflict in the large pupil dilating under his ebon eyebrow.
  • His voice and hand quivered: his large nostrils dilated; his eye blazed: still I dared to speak.
  • Often, of an evening, when he sat at the window, his desk and papers before him, he would cease reading or writing, rest his chin on his hand, and deliver himself up to I know not what course of thought; but that it was perturbed and exciting might be seen in the frequent flash and changeful dilation of his eye.

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

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