We hope our film Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq illuminates the exceptional qualities of Tanny in dance and in life.
It illuminates the long walk in the dark along a busy road that they have to take to get to class on time.
They rule without the tolerance that illuminates Jewish and Persian history.
In this telling, however, Kissinger is able to take advantage of recent research that illuminates the Chinese side of the story.
He is a genius of clarity, of the surprising detail that illuminates a universe.
Each of these names and attributes has its own particular effect by which it illuminates the soul of the perfect man and Nature.
A golden glow, mingled with deep shades of purple, illuminates the sky.
The critic consequently is not so much the guide as the lantern which illuminates the path.
So far as it goes, it illuminates the present stage of human existence.
She is surrounded by a divine aura of radiant beauty that illuminates her holy garb.
c.1500, "to light up, shine on," a back-formation from illumination, or else from Latin illuminatus, past participle of illuminare (see illumination). Earlier was enlumyen (late 14c.) "decorate written material with gold, silver, bright colors," from Old French enluminer, from Late Latin inluminare; also illumine (late 14c.). Related: Illuminated; illuminating.