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coruscate

[ kawr-uh-skeyt, kor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF coruscate

Synonyms for coruscate

  • beam
  • blaze
  • flash
  • glint
  • glisten
  • glitter
  • radiate
  • sparkle
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WORD ORIGIN

1705, from Latin coruscatus, past participle of coruscare "to vibrate, glitter," perhaps from PIE *(s)ker- (2) "leap, jump about" (cf. scherzo). Related: Coruscated; coruscating.

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blaze

verbburn brightly
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