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dilate
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
become wider (bigger)
  • But suddenly, as her dilated, frightened eyes gazed out over the audience, she saw Gilbert Blythe away at the back of the room, bending forward with a smile on his face—a smile which seemed to Anne at once triumphant and taunting.
    Chapter 33 — The Hotel Concert (69% in)
  • Her thin little body trembled from head to foot; her face flushed and her eyes dilated until they were almost black; she clasped her hands tightly and said in an imploring voice: "Oh, please, Miss Cuthbert, won't you tell me if you are going to send me away or not?
    Chapter 8 — Anne's Bringing-up Is Begun (5% in)

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