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refulgence

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noun re·ful·gence \ri-ˈfu̇l-jən(t)s, -ˈfəl-\

Definition of refulgence

  1. :  a radiant or resplendent quality or state :  brilliance

re·ful·gent play \-jənt\ adjective


Examples of refulgence

  1. <the refulgence of a full moon on a clear autumn night>



Origin of refulgence

Latin refulgentia, from refulgent-, refulgens, present participle of refulgēre to shine brightly, from re- + fulgēre to shine — more at fulgent


First Known Use: 1634


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