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effulgence

noun ef·ful·gence \i-ˈfl-jən(t)s, e-, -ˈfəl-\

Definition of EFFULGENCE

:  radiant splendor :  brilliance
ef·ful·gent \-jənt\ adjective

Examples of EFFULGENCE

  1. <the exceptional effulgence of the harvest moon is always a striking sight>

Origin of EFFULGENCE

Late Latin effulgentia, from Latin effulgent-, effulgens, present participle of effulgēre to shine forth, from ex- + fulgēre to shine — more at fulgent
First Known Use: 1667

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