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luminous
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 uses
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Definition
glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • He was a loathsome little creature: he paddled a small boat with his large flat feet, peering with pale luminous eyes and catching blind fish with his long fingers, and eating them raw.
    Prologue (70% in)
  • Out from the water a long sinuous tentacle had crawled; it was pale-green and luminous and wet.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (55% in)
  • His watch was nearly over, when, far off where he guessed that the western archway stood, he fancied that he could see two pale points of light, almost like luminous eyes.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — A Journey in the Dark (95% in)

There are no more uses of "luminous" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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