Thesaurus / dilate

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Heat dilates blood vessels that surround the lumbar region of your spine, increasing the flow of oxygen to your back muscles and stimulating sensory receptors in your skin to help heal damaged tissue and relieve discomfort.

With close attention, our pupils dilate and contract over and over.

That was the car that just made my pupils dilate and my heart race.

According to her attorney, Van Huynh, she consulted with medical staff at the facility who told her that the condition could be treated by a minor surgical procedure in which a doctor dilates the cervix and scrapes off the lining of the uterus.

The imagination perhaps cannot reach beyond the cruel facts on which I have been obliged to dilate.

To contract or to dilate it would be to modify both the psychical evolution that fills it and the invention which is its goal.

Creative EvolutionHenri Bergson

Little need to dilate on the situation as it appeared to Mrs Iver!

Tristram of BlentAnthony Hope

It is not my intention, Mr. Speaker, to dilate on the general nature and effects of this commercial restrictive system.

Upon the other points of his character it will be unnecessary to dilate.

The King's OwnCaptain Frederick Marryat

The wonder and glory of the idea they dilate upon are not the less for the fact that we should entertain no doubt of its truth.

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