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luminous
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The House of Mirth
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  • She tried to repeat the word, which lingered vague and luminous on the far edge of thought—she was afraid of not remembering it when she woke; and if she could only remember it and say it to him, she felt that everything would be well.

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

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