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incandescent

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2 having or expressing great depth of feeling
  • a speaker incandescent with righteous anger over the treatment of the refugees

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“Incandescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/incandescent. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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