Example sentences for: illuminates

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

  • A light illuminates the foreground, but the blackness beyond that pool seems, if anything, blacker.

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

  • 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.

  • On summer evenings, a sound and light show illuminates the Parliament Buildings to present, alternately in English and French, a 30-minute history of Canada.

  • The airy, bright Baroque church of St-Louis-en-l’Ile illuminates with a golden light its fine collection of Dutch, Flemish, and Italian 16th- and 17th-century art.


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