Examples of illumine in a Sentence
small table lamps illumine the inn's dining room in a most romantic way
readers of great literature are both entertained and illumined
Recent Examples of illumine from the Web
One picture from Friday night that went viral showed a man yelling, his face illumined by the light from his tiki torch.
Marianne Faithfull’s ‘Memories, Dreams and Reflections’ is a gem; her luminous words light up the book’s portraits and events in the way ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’ is illumined by Renoir’s colors.
Another photographer whose images help illumine that dark chapter of American history is Ansel Adams.
Fiery lightning almost constantly illumined the heavens.…
There was a 10-year stretch — roughly 1975 to 1985 — when the landscape of American literature was illumined and enriched and transformed forever.
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First Known Use of illumine
Synonymsbathe, beacon, emblaze, illume, illuminate, irradiate, light, lighten
Antonymsblacken, darken, obfuscate
Related Wordsbrighten; beam, beat (down), radiate, shine; enhalo, halo; floodlight; highlight, spotlight; blaze, burn, fire, flame, glare, glow, ignite, incinerate, kindle; bedazzle, blind, daze, dazzle; gleam, glisten, glitter
Near Antonymsdim, dull, obscure; cover, shroud, veil; douse (also dowse), extinguish, put out, quench, snuff (out)
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