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adjective as in bright or radiant

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There appears to be a lambent light at the end of the tunnel, yet cavalier attitudes towards the pandemic, particularly among younger people who, as a group, are under-vaccinated, resembles what we saw last summer just before the second wave.

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A lambent spotlight shines on each individual in his portraits, reminding the world of their forgotten existence.

Another has joined the band—a little shadowy form, with lambent eyes, and the smile of a seraph.

Each stalk had turned into a tall, straight flame of lambent rose.

Suddenly, Mrs. Vansittart's eyes gleamed again with that lambent light so oddly at variance with her smile.

There was no suggestion of a body, only that majestic head crowned with hyacinthine locks and limned in lambent fire.

Crazed by the infernal round, unable to resist the fascination of the lambent flames, one of them sprang and fell into the fire.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lambent, such as: bright, brilliant, flickering, glowing, luminous, and lustrous.

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