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Illumine
From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon


“It burst suddenly, showing the darkness with white sparks that did not illumine the shadows.’

-The People of the Black Circle

Howard’s brooding atmospheric synergy with high action was carried largely by his expansive use of terms dealing with illumination.

1. il•lu•mine

[iˈlo͞omən]

VERB

1. literary

light up; brighten:

 enlighten (someone) spiritually or intellectually:

ORIGIN

Middle English: from Old French illuminer, from Latin illuminare (see illuminate).

RELATED FORMS

illumine (verb)

illumines (third person present)

illumined (past tense)

illumined (past participle)

illumining (present participle)

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