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dilate
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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become wider (bigger)
  • His nostrils seemed to dilate with a purely animal lust for the chase, and his mind was so absolutely concentrated upon the matter before him that a question or remark fell unheeded upon his ears, or, at the most, only provoked a quick, impatient snarl in reply.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (62% in)

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