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luminous
used in Lord of the Flies

4 uses
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Definition
glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • The twins watched anxiously and Piggy sat expressionless behind the luminous wall of his myopia.
    p. 169.3
  • Piggy peered anxiously into the luminous veil that hung between him and the world.
    p. 174.7
  • Far below his armpit he saw the luminous flowering round the rock.
    p. 187.7
  • He yearned for a bed and sheets—but the only whiteness here was the slow spilt milk, luminous round the rock forty feet below, where Piggy had fallen.
    p. 190.6

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