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See fulgent.


fulgency (usually uncountable, plural fulgencies)

  1. (obsolete) brightness; splendour; glitter; effulgence
    • 1787, Tobias George Smollett, The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, volume 63:
      Besides, that from its fulgency it appears like flame.
    • 1825, Joseph Belcher, Poetical Sketches of Biblical Subjects:
      Still but a shadow of his fulgency, His splendour shaded in that shrine of light;
    • 1937, Law Notes, volume 41:
      Let the fulgency of the integrity of American constitutional interpretation remain undiminished and untarnished.