effulgent(redirected from effulgences)
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1. Shining brilliantly; resplendent. See Synonyms at bright.
a. Showing or expressing vitality, love, or joy: "the thrilling promise he held out in his effulgent emerald eyes" (Arundhati Roy).
b. Splendid; wonderful: effulgent beauty.
[C18: from Latin effulgēre to shine forth, from fulgēre to shine]
ef•ful•gent(ɪˈfʌl dʒənt, ɪˈfʊl-)
shining forth brilliantly; radiant.
[1730–40; < Latin effulgent-, s. of effulgēns, present participle of effulgēre to shine forth]
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|Adj.||1.||effulgent - radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"|
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"