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enlighten
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
provide better understanding or make clear — often in a spiritual sense
  • A longing to enlighten her was strong in him; and there were moments when he imagined that all she asked was to be enlightened.
    Chapter 15 (84% in)
  • He meant her (thanks to his enlightening companionship) to develop a social tact and readiness of wit enabling her to hold her own with the most popular married women of the "younger set," in which it was the recognised custom to attract masculine homage while playfully discouraging it.
    Chapter 1 (54% in)

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