coruscation

noun
cor·​us·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkȯr-ə-ˈskā-shən How to pronounce coruscation (audio) , ˌkär- \

Definition of coruscation

2 : a flash of wit

First Known Use of coruscation

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Coruscation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coruscation. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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