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All Quiet on the Western Front
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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • They are soundless apparitions that speak to me, with looks and gestures silently, without any word—and it is the alarm of their silence that forces me to lay hold of my sleeve and my rifle lest I should abandon myself to the liberation and allurement in which my body would dilate and gently pass away into the still forces that lie behind these things.

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

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