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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • You might have seen the slightest perceptible quivering through her whole frame as she leaned a little forward, clasping her hands as if to steady herself; while her eyes dilated and brightened into that wide-open, childish expression of wondering delight which always came back in her happiest moments.

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

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