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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Angels & Demons
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  • Langdon fought the gag reflex and relaxed his chest while his pulmonary capillaries dilated.
  • Langdon closed his eyes and waited, forcing his pupils to dilate so he could see better in the dark.
  • The director of CERN, Maximilian Kohler, opened his eyes to the cool rush of cromolyn and leukotriene in his body, dilating his bronchial tubes and pulmonary capillaries.
  • Jacobus flicked a penlight in the man’s eyes, testing his dilation.
  • The point billowed, as if feeding on itself, unraveling across the sky in a dilating radius of blinding white.

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

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