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Light up
“Then a storm begins, and the flashes of lightning briefly and beautifully illuminate a tree waving in the wind outside the window.”
Help to clarify or explain
“Like the rescue workers there, one waded in trying to find something that was alive, that would illuminate and explain what had happened.”
To supplement with pictorial matter for the purpose of explanation or decoration
“Medieval illuminated manuscripts.”
To indicate the importance of by centering attention on
“… the results of the statewide testing illuminated the need to place more focus on instruction in math and science.”
“… how man is illuminated by a higher spirit.”
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