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luminous
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Arrowsmith
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  • She was intimidated by the luminous cases of mahogany and plate glass, by the opera hats and lustrous mufflers and creamy riding breeches.
  • She was a slight, nervous insignificance; he was rather puffy, very flushed, undoubtedly courageous, and altogether dismayed; and at a time when no laundress dared go anywhere, his evening shirt was luminous.

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  • The sky was luminous with stars.
  • The snow was luminous from the moonlight.

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