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illume

verb

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1 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding
  • a favorite line of an Eastern Church hymn reads, "through fast-closed doors Thou camest Thy Disciples to illume"

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2 to supply with light
  • during the vigil service the church's Gothic interior was illumed by the light of hundreds of tapers

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The first known use of illume was in 1602

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“Illume.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/illume. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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