coruscating


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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.
Translations

coruscating

[ˈkɒrəskeɪtɪŋ] ADJ [humour] → chispeante

coruscating

[ˈkɒrəskeɪtɪŋ] adj [wit] → brillant(e)

coruscating

adjbrilliant, geistsprühend

coruscating

[ˌkɒrəˈskeɪtɪŋ] adj (frm) → scintillante
References in classic literature ?
John said these words as he pronounced his sermons, with a quiet, deep voice; with an unflushed cheek, and a coruscating radiance of glance.
And by this time it is to be supposed there was a blush on Polly's cheek, a tender smile about her mouth and a liquid softness in her glance; while the star kept coruscating on Feathertop's breast, and the little demons careered with more frantic merriment than ever about the circumference of his pipe bowl.
Mr Verloc, getting off the sofa with ponderous reluctance, opened the door leading into the kitchen to get more air, and thus disclosed the innocent Stevie, seated very good and quiet at a deal table, drawing circles, circles, circles; innumerable circles, concentric, eccentric; a coruscating whirl of circles that by their tangled multitude of repeated curves, uniformity of form, and confusion of intersecting lines suggested a rendering of cosmic chaos, the symbolism of a mad art attempting the inconceivable.
On the antique sideboard, their size doubled by reflection in the polished mahogany, lay a coruscating cluster of precious stones, that fell in festoons about Lord Ernest's fingers as he handed them to Raffles with scarcely a shrug.
Summary: Variety praises the movie's visuals as 'a coruscating explosion of pop-culture eye candy'
And, in Bowker's case, he became Allerton's toxic, corroding shadow - inviting him to his lad's funeral only to single him out from the pulpit with coruscating eyes, not to mention stalkerishly getting himself a new job in the same hospital's coffee shop.
Class war degenerates into stomach-churning violence in Laura Wade's adaptation of her own coruscating play.
He voyages to Greenland and Svalbard to capture the coruscating light in watercolour, and allows the hardship and restrictions of the Arctic to shape his work.
The jury cited it 'for its infectious, propulsive energy, its highly convincing cast of characters and very effective ensemble acting, its breathtaking, nearly epic sweep of the underside of Manila, its expert application of the resources of cinema to depict a teenager's drive to rise above poverty and violence, its cogent melding of contemporary rap and traditional oral literature, and its sheer humanity and coruscating poetry.
It could be many things: a densely layered biblical allegory replete with plagues, a Messiah and cannibalistic communion; a coruscating study of the egotistical male psyche; a hallucinogenic portrait of the impact of the creative process on artist and muse; a home invasion thriller; a homage to author Ira Levin's works including Rosemary's Baby and A Kiss Before Dying.
Sporting a white blazer and a coruscating golden trophy on the table, he looked happier than ever.
While only the latter became a major Stateside hit, this trilogy, with coruscating tracks "Five Years," "Moonage Daydream," "Rock 'n' Roll Suicide," "The Jean Genie," "Panic in Detroit," "Diamond Dogs" and "Rebel Rebel," offered a new vision of pleasure, pan-sexuality and fear on the brink of Apocalypse.