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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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The War of the Worlds
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  • He saw Miss Elphinstone covering her eyes, and a little child, with all a child’s want of sympathetic imagination, staring with dilated eyes at a dusty something that lay black and still, ground and crushed under the rolling wheels.

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

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