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luminous
used in Beloved

2 uses
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Definition
glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • The luminous white of the railing and steps kept him glancing toward it.
    One (6% in)
  • Carefully, not quite in a hurry but losing no time, he climbs the luminous stairs.
    Three (89% in)

There are no more uses of "luminous" in Beloved.

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