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luminous
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

6 uses
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Definition
glowing or shining

(also used metaphorically to describe beauty or intelligence)
  • And on the dresser David's daffodils, delicate as skin and almost luminous, collecting the light from the hall.
    p. 52.9
luminous = glowing or shining
  • The woman on the bed had large eyes, darkly luminous in her face.
    p. 29.5
  • Moonflowers, white and faintly luminous, climbed the hillside.
    p. 221.2
  • Caroline looked at the Polaroid in her hand: the luminous garden and Phoebe's smile, a fleeting moment caught, already gone.
    p. 222.3
  • She wore a sweater the color of rust shot through with luminous strands of orange, and over this a man's green-and-black plaid flannel shirt.
    p. 267.3
  • She walked across cobblestones to the pension, painted pale yellow and faintly luminous, its window boxes spilling flowers.
    p. 335.9

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