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used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but you are a conductor of light.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (20% in)
  • They all agreed that it was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly, and spectral.
    Chapter 3 — The Problem (24% in)
  • This paste in the tin is no doubt the luminous mixture with which the creature was daubed.
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (96% in)

There are no more uses of "luminous" in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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