Example sentences for: illuminate

How can you use “illuminate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So far, its main contribution is to illuminate not epic enmity, but the everyday, subtle kind.

  • The test of an innovation in any kind of writing, but particularly in nonfiction writing, is what contribution the innovation makes to our understanding of the subject the author is trying to illuminate.

  • And they also fulfill the basic mandate of literary analysis, which is to illuminate the works they discuss: To return to Verdi's Aida , Conrad's Heart of Darkness , or Kipling's Kim after reading Said on them is to find them richer, stranger, and more complicated than you had ever imagined.

  • The mechanisms that alter gonadotrope responsiveness to GnRH are unknown but they do not appear to be due to GnRH receptor number or LH stores in the pituitary gland [ 5 6 7 8 ] . However, the fraction of LH that is released by a maximal dose of GnRH does vary positively with gonadotrope responsiveness [ 7 ] , and elucidation of the mechanisms altering the fraction of releasable LH is likely to illuminate mechanisms of gonadotrope responsiveness to GnRH [ 44 ] .

  • The whole population comes out into the streets to watch a huge display of fireworks illuminate the historic skyline.

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