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dilate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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become wider (bigger)
  • You might have seen the slightest perceptible quivering through her whole frame as she leaned a little forward, clasping her hands as if to steady herself; while her eyes dilated and brightened into that wide-open, childish expression of wondering delight which always came back in her happiest moments.
    6.7 — Book 6 Chapter 7 — Philip Re-enters (57% in)

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