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irradiate
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Bleak House
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  • "So much the easier what I have to say, and so much the easier for us to agree," returned my guardian, his face irradiated by the gentleness and honour of his heart.
  • A smile irradiated his face as she bent to kiss him.
  • "My dear Jarndyce," returned Mr. Skimpole, his genial face irradiated by the comicality of this idea, "what am I to do?

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  • He was irradiated by the dawn of a great amazement.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • For, d’ye see, rainbows do not visit the clear air; they only irradiate vapour.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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