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coruscate

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cor·us·cate  (kôr′ə-skāt′, kŏr′-)
intr.v. cor·us·cat·ed, cor·us·cat·ing, cor·us·cates
1. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter: diamonds coruscating in the candlelight.
2. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity: a flutist whose music coruscated throughout the concert hall.

[Latin coruscāre, coruscāt-, to flash.]

cor′us·ca′tion n.

coruscate (ˈkɒrəˌskeɪt)
vb
1. (intr) to emit flashes of light; sparkle
[C18: from Latin coruscāre to flash, vibrate]
ˈcoruˌscating adj
cor•us•cate (ˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr-)

v.i. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; gleam.
[1695–1705; < Latin coruscātus, past participle of coruscāre to quiver, flash, derivative of coruscus quivering, flashing]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Verb1.coruscate - reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"
shine, reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
2.coruscate - be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
Translations
coruscate
vifunkeln


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