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"Vera!" he exclaimed. "How strange. Really, for a moment I didn't know you. Won't you sit down? You've had lunch? Won't you have some coffee?"

She hesitated, but of course she meant to.

"Yes, I'd like some coffee." And she sat down opposite him.

"You've changed. You've changed very much," he said, staring at her with that eager, lighted look. "You look so well. I've never seen you look so well before."

"Really?" She raised her veil and unbuttoned her high fur collar. "I don't feel very well. I can't bear this weather, you know."

"Ah, no. You hate the cold. . . . "

more at http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/mansfield/bliss/pickle.html

My question is what lighted mean here? (bright? scornful?...
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I think 'bright' is a good choice.
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to light: to enliven or animate (A smile lights her face.)

Hence,
lighted: enlivened or animated

(American Heritage Dictionary)

CJ
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I think so, too. Thanks for your confirmation.
Based on the context, I think [lighted] is acceptable. It came across to me as being elated and positively emotionally charged.
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CalifJimto light: to enliven or animate (A smile lights her face.)

Hence,
lighted: enlivened or animated

(American Heritage Dictionary)

CJ

This most appropriate one was inundated with those numerous items of meaning. Emotion: indifferent

Thank you, Jim!
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Based on the context, I think [lighted] is acceptable. It came across to me as being elated and positively emotionally charged.

Yes, I also guess it should be positively emotionally charged. But because in the text, that man was self-engrossed, wapped up in himself, so I generated a little suspicion. Now, I see, this suspicion is nonsense. Thanks! ( Edited: I tried, but couldn't move my words out of this quotation box)