Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of illumine.
  • adj. illuminated

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Examples

  • Divine Justice has again [illumined] the torch of my days, to make me contemplate more nearly my deplorable enterprize.

    Selection from _Memoirs of the Year Two Thousand Five Hundred_

  • Back, from the solitary world. and the mellow rays of the sun again illumined nature with their cheerful splendor.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • She spoke steadily, but the effort ached through her whole frame, especially when the last word illumined John Plantagenet's face with strange sweet light, quenched as his lip trembled, his nostril quivered, his eye even moistened, as he said, 'It is enough, lady; I will no more vex one who is vexed enough already; and you will so far trust me as to regard me as your protector, if you should be in need?'

    The Caged Lion

  • What an adorable expression illumined her face, what passion shone in those great black eyes when she looked at that little fool d'Escorval!

    The Honor of the Name

  • Again a smile of indescribable expression illumined her lips, cheeks, and eyes. —

    The Enchantress; or, Where Shall I Find Her? A Tale

  • It refers to the poor, the sick and even the "illumined" living within the temple enclosures and undoubtedly supported by the clergy, as were the refugees of the

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

  • Bridgie explained; and Mademoiselle smiled meaningly, for had not the order just gone forth that the Castle was to be "illumined" once more for the arrival of the son and heir?

    Pixie O'Shaughnessy

  • What an adorable expression illumined her face, what passion shone in those great black eyes when she looked at that little fool d’Escorval!

    The Honor of the Name

  • Almost as with a blush, her long, brown eyes were illumined, as she bridged the years to her lover near half a century dead and dust.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • They also tell us that the purpose of being born a human being is to become conscious in the illumined mind, awakened heart and soul, and increasingly peaceful and vibrant body of this Sacred Marriage, so as to be flooded with its peace, bliss and power.

    Andrew Harvey and Karuna Erickson: Heart Yoga: A Response to Today's Stress

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