fulgent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Latin fulgens.

Adjective[edit]

fulgent (comparative more fulgent, superlative most fulgent)

  1. Shining brilliantly; radiant.
    • 1846, Newton, The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, translated by Andrew Motte:
      ..and, universally, the greatest and most fulgent tails always arise from comets immediately after their passing by the neighbourhood of the sun.
    • 1849, Charlotte Bronte, Shirley, chapter 22
      Shirley takes life easily: is not that fact written in her eye? In her good-tempered moments, is it not as full of lazy softness as in her brief fits of anger it is fulgent with quick-flashing fire?

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fulgent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of fulgeō