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  • verb Present participle of illumine.

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Examples

  • 'shining forth', 'illumining', 'being manifest' in both these definitions meaning the capability of becoming an object of thought and speech which is common to all things, whether intelligent or non-intelligent.

    The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48

  • A flash of lightning illumining the chambers and shelves of the library moments after the clock sounds midnight, and the sentences crawl forth looking for nourishment and minds, eyes to bring them to life.

    Let Me Tell You A Story

  • For Benedict, charity needs illumining by both reason and faith (3; 9), two distinct yet convergent ways of knowing.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • It was well lit by enormous picture windows, a smoggy grey-white day illumining an abundance of infra-office ferns and broad-leafed bushes, a reception desk, and a wide polished red granite tile floor, leading up to a bay of automatic glass doors I figured was the exit and entrance.

    Excerpt from De Imitatio Calembouri

  • The Functional approach may open up an illumining debate about matters such as the various conceptions of free expression and Functions related to things like User Generated Content and Search.

    Functional Governance

  • The Functional approach may open up an illumining debate about matters such as the various conceptions of free expression and Functions related to things like User Generated Content and Search.

    June 2009

  • With mahamudra meditation, we are focusing neither on what the flashlight is illumining nor on being the person holding the flashlight.

    4 The Initial Level of Mahamudra Meditation

  • Hosanna holy God of Sabaoth,/ abundantly illumining with thy brightness/ the blessed fires of these kingdoms ...

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • It also applies as a summary of his own life's work, while shrewdly illumining much larger issues painfully relevant to our own precarious moment in time.

    Paula Gordon: Sir Harold (or, I'm Just Wild About Harry)

  • As such, she appears as a Teacher of evangelical life, particularly effective in illumining the paths of young people, who must be the leaders and witnesses of the Gospel to the new generations.

    A Letter of Counsel from Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

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