effulgent

[ ih-fuhl-juh nt, ih-foo l- ]SEE DEFINITION OF effulgent
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Again the lights were effulgent, the music witching, the women divine.

Harrison was sought and finally found but was too effulgent to realize the calamity.

He was so large and effulgent that one hardly missed the sun.

Why, to use his own effulgent expression, "there was nothing to it!"

As he spoke Mr. Rae's smile burst forth in all its effulgent glory.

Mrs. Hawley-Crowles beamed upon him like the effulgent midday sun.

It was the soft, effulgent light which heralded the full, rising moon.

"Yes," said the Harvester, arising in a sudden tide of effulgent joy.

For me he makes "composition" throne, by contrast, in effulgent lustre!

And his body was of large proportions and effulgent as the Sun.

WORD ORIGIN

1738, back-formation from effulgence, or else from Latin effulgentem (nominative effulgens), present participle of effulgere, from ex "out" (see ex-) + fulgere "to shine" (see bleach (v.)).

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