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Illume   Listen

(past & past part. illumed; pres. part. illuming)
Make lighter or brighter.  Synonyms: illuminate, illumine, light, light up.

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"Illume" Quotes from Famous Books

... with carnage red The wood is piled, the skins are spread. A thousand fires illume the sky; Round each a hundred warriors lie. But, long ere half the night was spent, Forth thundered from the golden tent The rousing voice of Cain. A thousand trumps in answer rang And fast to arms the warriors sprang O'er all the frozen plain. A herald from the wealthy ...
— The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 3. (of 4) • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... of yellow gold Down bright Hermus' current rolled; Not the Tagus' precious sands, Nor in far-off scorching lands All the radiant gems that hide Under Indus' storied tide— Emerald green and glistering white— Can illume our feeble sight; But they rather leave the mind In its native darkness blind. For the fairest beams they shed In earth's lowest depths were fed; But the splendour that supplies Strength and vigour to the skies, And the universe controls, Shunneth dark and ruined ...
— The Consolation of Philosophy • Boethius

Words linked to "Illume" :   floodlight, lighten up, lighten, spotlight

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