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luminous
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

4 uses
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Definition
glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • Every one on board remained motionless for half an hour, when the same luminous track was again observed, and the swimmer was soon on board.
    Chapters 31-32 (21% in)
  • He was, therefore, about to return to the Palazzo Bracciano without loss of time, when suddenly a luminous idea crossed his mind.
    Chapters 37-38 (18% in)
  • "I think it is a fine country," said Haidee, "but I see France as it really is, because I look on it with the eyes of a woman; whereas my own country, which I can only judge of from the impression produced on my childish mind, always seems enveloped in a vague atmosphere, which is luminous or otherwise, according as my remembrances of it are sad or joyous."
    Chapters 77-78 (23% in)
  • But through the door she fancied she saw the luminous eye of the count—that eye which lived in her memory, and the recollection overwhelmed her with so much shame that she asked herself whether any amount of gratitude could ever repay his adventurous and devoted friendship.
    Chapters 101-102 (6% in)

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