candescence


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can·des·cence

 (kăn-dĕs′əns)
n.
The state of being white hot; incandescence.

[From Latin candēscēns, candēscent-, present participle of candēscere, inchoative of candēre, to shine; see candid.]

can·des′cent adj.
can·des′cent·ly adv.
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In "Summer Rain," the speaker maintains a delicate balance between inner reflection and outward speculation as he contemplates his lover's back while she tends to the garden: "I see that scalloping of bone / Along your spine--/ Discs of pure candescence / Curved among the pole beans--.
5) So it may not be dreaming to discern that a movement's candescence and drive to succeed will first emerge in people's minds.
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