One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘You drive there flaming so luminously on orange sunshine that dark trees on the roadside seem to rear back to let you pass, and your bare arms and hands glow in the car's hull like fine marble.’
- ‘The mountains, black streaked with white, loom above the town on both sides of the glittering fjord; behind them still higher peaks rise, entirely and luminously white.’
- ‘Even in their winter, South Africa is luminously bright and sunny - as hot or even hotter than most of our summers - but it does get dark very early.’
- ‘In fact, he looks luminously happy throughout - as well he might be, as tonight's crowd are hugely enthusiastic, with frequent standing ovations between songs.’
- ‘I was walking in Times Square on an evening in late autumn, at the hour when the City grows luminously gray.’
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