dilate

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  • What need to dilate further upon such a minister and upon such a system of government? Cited from History United Netherlands, 1607a by Motley
  • Then, suddenly, he looked up straight into my face, with big dilated eyes. Cited from The Princess Passes, by Williamson
  • I have no more wish than you to dilate upon that sight. Cited from Sanitary and Social Lectures, etc, by Kingsley
  • The dilated blood vessels allow more blood to travel quickly through the body.
  • Her start of attention, her dilating eyes, made the tears spring to his own eyes. Cited from The Iron Woman, by Margaret Deland
  • Her eyes dilated, for this brought to her mind something she had forgotten. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Then for a moment her heart stood still, her eyes dilating. Cited from The Sheik, by E. M. Hull
  • It was short and to the point, and her eyes dilated as she read. Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • Some of the young girls were quite pale, and their eyes were dilated. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She fell away before me, white to the very lips, her eyes dilating as they regarded me. Cited from Historical Nights' Entertainment, V1, by Sabatini
  • His big, green eyes seemed to dilate, his mouth fell open. Cited from Historical Nights' Entertainment, V1, by Sabatini
  • In that September morning his soul seemed to dilate with every breath he drew. Cited from The Child of Pleasure, by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • This is because they can dilate these cells, and so carry a larger supply of water. Cited from The Junior Classics, V8, Edited by W. Patten
  • She looked at him, and her eyes seemed to dilate with joy. Cited from The Golden Dog, by William Kirby
  • And he has never dilated on his mishap throughout his life so far. Cited from A Dream of the North Sea, by James Runciman
  • His face was as white as paper; his eyes bright and dilated. Cited from Lord of the World, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • At that sight his eyes became dilated, but without any appearance of consciousness in them. Cited from The Vicomte de Bragelonne, by Alexandre Dumas
  • She lowered her voice as her eyes dilated, and she laid her hand on his arm. Cited from The Armourer's Prentices, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • There was no need to express the thought further, to dilate upon it. Cited from The Eagle of the Empire, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Then his face changed, his eyes dilated, his hands fell nervelessly by his side. Cited from Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XIII, Nov. 28, 1891, by Various
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Words starting with dilate

Meaning of dilate

  • verb Become wider
    His pupils were dilated