fulgurating


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ful·gu·rate

 (fo͝ol′gyə-rāt′, -gə-, fŭl′-)
v. ful·gu·rat·ed, ful·gu·rat·ing, ful·gu·rates
v.intr.
To emit flashes of lightning.
v.tr.
1. To emit (light) in flashes.
2. Medicine To destroy (abnormal tissue, for example) by electric current.

[Latin fulgurāre, fulgurāt-, from fulgur, lightning; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′gu·ra′tion n.

fulgurating

(ˈfʌlɡjʊˌreɪtɪŋ)
adj
1. (Pathology) pathol (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
2. (Surgery) surgery of or relating to fulguration
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fulgurating - sharp and piercing
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
sharp - keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"
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The narrative's persistent doubling--Flore's hatred for Life and preservation of it; her resistance to and infection by the contact with other humans--meets Mavrikakis and Nathanael's doubled prose style to configure a radiantly fulgurating novel.
While occasional words strike the reader as formal or awkward (for example, "I learned this political skill very young while trying to mediate between my father and my mother in their endless conjugal squabbles, redescribing reality until it pleased them in hues of fulgurating truth"), it is an admirable translation, articulate and masterful.
His fulgurating mental and verbal displacements invite him to invent stories and in so doing to question ideas.