irradiate

[ verb ih-rey-dee-eyt; adjective ih-rey-dee-it, -eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF irradiate

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Was it a reflection of that which should continue to irradiate it?

The glory of the greatest of her children will for ever irradiate her and the whole world.

At that quite a new gleam seemed to irradiate his good-looking clay.

Deeper than tears, these irradiate the tophets with their glad heavens.

The target may be any substance that the physicist or chemist wants to irradiate.

And the mere knowledge that he exists will irradiate the rest of mine.

You cannot appoint beforehand a time and place for God to irradiate your soul.

He had been intent on this prize from the first; but he had never allowed his eagerness to irradiate his refined face.

What else should irradiate the loving tenderness which unites Mr. and Mrs. Jones on such occasions?

It generally appears to irradiate Space, and silvery figures, most often the celestial orbs, float within it.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "to cast beams of light upon," from Latin irradiatus, past participle of irradiare "shine forth," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + radiare "to shine" (see radiate). Meaning "expose to radiation other than light" (originally X-rays) is from 1901. Related: Irradiated; irradiating.

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