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Giving forth flashes of light; glittering.


giving off flashes of light


(kəˈrʌs kənt, ˈkɔr əs-, ˈkɒr-)

sparkling or gleaming.
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Adj.1.coruscant - having brief brilliant points or flashes of lightcoruscant - having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; "bugle beads all aglitter"; "glinting eyes"; "glinting water"; "his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent"; "shop window full of glittering Christmas trees"; "glittery costume jewelry"; "scintillant mica"; "the scintillating stars"; "a dress with sparkly sequins"; "`glistering' is an archaic term"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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Transplanted to the tabula rasa that was the West, this society could flourish without all of the hardship and decay that Gordon believed had set in at the Imperial centre.
Police in Darlington are appealing for information following the break-in at the charity's headquarters in the Imperial Centre in Grange Road, sometime between 5.
No flowers by request, donations in lieu to The Great North Air Ambulance, The Imperial Centre, Grange Road, Darlington.
Eight chapters are: legacies of early empire; an imperial centre, 1801-1846; the survival of patronage, 1847-1870; guardians, subalterns, and serfs; managing labour in Africa; manpower in Malaysia and the Pacific; technologies and manpower in Africa; the bureaucratization of patronage.
Mount Lebanon's unique status had been formally acknowledged by the imperial centre.
To support the GNAAS, send tokens to: Great North Air Ambulance, Northumberland Wing, The Imperial Centre, Grange Road, Darlington, DL1 5NQ.
The United States replaces Britain as the imperial centre in the second half and communism is the touchstone against which the links between race and empire are traced.
The shameful, very noisy trial of the Shafias distorts the real news about Canada's relations with Afghans, a perfect metaphor for the high-tech imperial centre presenting itself (through the embedded media) as the world's sole source of progress and reason, even as it drags that world down into chaos and destruction.
We have been looking at this imperial centre for opening of our store, for a long time, and today we have become successful in our efforts.
They don't necessarily feel the loyalty to the idea of the Chinese imperial centre or the emperor or anything else, they will go with where the smart money is.
Studies of these different 'phases' of colonial science also tended to endorse many long-held assumptions about the dependent nature of Indian science and continued to view science as diffusing outwards from the imperial centre to the colonial periphery.
Were the two worlds that the women negotiated essentially those of the imperial centre and the colony, or were they essentially those of upstairs and downstairs--literate if threadbare gentility in Suffolk and illiterate manual labour in settler societies that, like the one of Cobourg, did not value the arts in ways the sisters could discern (67)?

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