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used in And The Mountains Echoed

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glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • They were leaning now against the wooden railing, sharing a cigarette, looking up at the sky, which was luminous and clear but for a few frayed clouds.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • I liked her best when she told us stories about the Prophet's life, which I found interesting—how he had lived his childhood in the desert, how the angel Gabriel had appeared to him in a cave and commanded him to recite verses, how everyone who met him was struck by his kind and luminous face.
    Chapter 9 (31% in)

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