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Word: illuminate

Definition: brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks


Sentences Containing 'illuminate'

The incandescent bulbs which illuminate our buildings consist of a fine, hairlike thread inclosed in a glass bulb from which the air has been removed.
With Mr. Cable along to see for you, and describe and explain and illuminate, a jog through that old quarter is a vivid pleasure.
For all his old age, and his one arm, and his blind eyes, he must die the death and be murdered, in order to light the gay bridals and other merry-makings of men, and also to illuminate the solemn churches that preach unconditional inoffensiveness by all to all.
No, but put a sky-light on top of his head to illuminate inwards.

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