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synonyms for illumine

  • brighten
  • illuminate
  • irradiate
  • light
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antonyms for illumine

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  • darken
  • dull
  • obscure
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How to use illumine in a sentence

He had dismissed Hilda Howe, but a glow from the world she helped to illumine showed seductively at the end of his day.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
Though the night was gloomy, the flames of the fire spread sufficient light around to illumine the faces of the new comers.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
From our furnaces gleam lights which illumine industrial enterprises, and perfect them.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Rome, immense and dominated by a battle of clouds, seemed to illumine the sky.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
They illumine the darkness in which my own thoughts have been long revolving in shapeless con fusion.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Her face seemed to illumine the shadows around her; her figure was instinct with grace and strength.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
A small flash was observed to illumine the trench—another and a larger one succeeded!
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
The very magic of them seemed to illumine her face for him, show him its beautiful outlines.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
This is seeking to lighten the darkness with a still deeper obscurity; to illumine the day by piling cloud upon cloud.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The pale light floated over her as Ten Euyck came up and seemed to illumine her within a magic circle.
"PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLUMINE

  • beam
  • burst out
  • coruscate
  • explode
  • fire
  • flame
  • flare
  • flash
  • flicker
  • fulgurate
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glow
  • illuminate
  • illumine
  • incandesce
  • jet
  • light
  • radiate
  • scintillate
  • shimmer
  • shine
  • sparkle
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