Example sentences for: illuminates

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

  • Like other words from the lexicon of social science and philosophy ( holistic, elitist, liberal, dialectic ), it confuses rather than illuminates if used indiscriminately.

  • It's a flippant comparison, to be sure, but it's one that illuminates the reasons why gambling has not been an economic panacea for other parts of the country, parts where the New Deal actually had an impact, for example.

  • The NYT , sworn enemy of sports utility vehicles everywhere, illuminates yet another danger that SUVs pose to fellow drivers: high-mounted headlights.

  • But I find it so much harder to dismiss than The Green Mile , which doesn't ever risk making the case for its evil characters' worldview--and so illuminates nothing.

  • She illuminates how an individual's dilemma transcends the private realm; personal decisions are never truly “personal,” but are inherently public because they always have wider social repercussions.

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