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dilate -- as in: dilated eyes
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Scarlett wanted to slap her again for this helpful information but Melanie opened wide, dilated eyes and whispered: "Dear—are the Yankees coming?"
  • Melanie looked and her eyes dilated.
  • Her face went whiter and her brown eyes dilated enormously.

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

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