Surely one may dilate, even in print, on the qualities of individuals of the fair sex if it be all praise.
On this point it will not be expected that we should dilate at length.
It is equally unnecessary to dilate on the appointment of senators by the State legislatures.
To distend is to stretch apart or spread in all directions; to dilate, to expand.
As these fervent, passionate words were almost flung at her, Charlotte Harman's eyes began suddenly to dilate.
On that last point I must dilate a little; on the point of Considerateness.
On entering his study, however, he beheld a sight that caused his eyes to dilate with astonishment.
She was pale and fragile, yet she seemed to expand and to dilate with force and energy.
I will not dilate on the many advantages which this description of writing possesses over all others.
In that September morning his soul seemed to dilate with every breath he drew.
dilate di·late (dī-lāt', dī'lāt')
v. di·lat·ed, di·lat·ing, di·lates
To make or become wider or larger.