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tr.v. il·lumed, il·lum·ing, il·lumes
[Short for illumine (probably on the model of French verbs in -lumer, to light up, such as allumer, to light).]
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(tr) a poetic word for illuminate
[C17: shortened from illumine]
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v.t. -lumed, -lum•ing.
[1595–1605; short for illumine]
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Past participle: illumed
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|Verb||1.||illume - make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"|
floodlight - illuminate with floodlights
spotlight - illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
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