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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His lungs dilated and sank as if he were inhaling a warm moist unsustaining air and he smelt again the moist warm air which hung in the bath in Clongowes above the sluggish turf-coloured water.

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

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