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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Middlemarch
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  • The evening went by cheerfully till after tea, Dorothea talking more than usual and dilating with Mr. Farebrother on the possible histories of creatures that converse compendiously with their antennae, and for aught we know may hold reformed parliaments; when suddenly some inarticulate little sounds were heard which called everybody’s attention.

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

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