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adjective as in glowing, shining

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Chiefs voyaged to the luminescent waters to access mana, or power from their ancestors, and spirits journeying to the afterlife passed over the islands.

They can even be used for controlling mobile devices, for example shuffling a music playlist at the touch of a tattoo, or for luminescent body art that lights up the skin.

Seen beside the two luminescent elegies, the rest of the essays in the collection appear in long shadows.

Richard C. Holbrooke was the most luminescent foreign-policy figure of my generation.

About his head there began to float a pale, luminescent sphere.

Many of them are luminescent, and omit steady or flashing lights of every tint all through the night.

There was a bank of cloud in that quarter, but the sky above it was a pale luminescent blue.

Rays were coming from the tube which had a luminescent effect upon the paper.

I pursued you over the luminescent astral sea where the glorious angels sail.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to luminescent, such as: bright, effulgent, fluorescent, luminous, phosphorescent, and radiant.

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