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 (fo͝ol′jənt, fŭl′-)
Shining brilliantly; radiant: "tower searchlights ... as fulgent as half a billion candles" (Nicholas Proffitt).

[Middle English, from Latin fulgēns, fulgent-, present participle of fulgēre, to flash, shine; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′gent·ly adv.
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(ˈfʌldʒənt) or


poetic shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming
[C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash]
ˈfulgently adv
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(ˈfʌl dʒənt)

shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fulgent-, s. of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre to flash]
ful′gent•ly, adv.
ful′gent•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fulgent - shining intenselyfulgent - shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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Down a while He sate, and round about him saw unseen: At last as from a Cloud his fulgent head And shape Starr bright appeer'd, or brighter, clad With what permissive glory since his fall Was left him, or false glitter: All amaz'd At that so sudden blaze the STYGIAN throng Bent thir aspect, and whom they wish'd beheld, Thir mighty Chief returnd: loud was th' acclaime: Forth rush'd in haste the great consulting Peers, Rais'd from thir dark DIVAN, and with like joy Congratulant approach'd him, who with hand Silence, and with these words attention won.
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Fulgent Genetics and the Parkinson's Foundation announced a collaboration on a new genetic testing initiative for individuals living with Parkinson's Disease.
Particularly notable in this account are the freshness of her voice, the fulgent tone throughout the range, and the crispness of her diction and line.
Special thanks are due to Mary Willis, M.D., Medical Genetics, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, and Yuan Xue, M.D., Ph.D., and FACMG, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Fulgent Diagnostics.
Libraries are no mere centers of information/knowledge, but a fulgent path to wisdom.
Gene panels have also been developed by Ambry Genetics, Breast-HealthUK, Centogene, the Emory Genetics Laboratory, Fulgent Diagnositcs, Invitae, Quest Diagnostics, and Prevention Genetics (29).
At its most fulgent, the archive reveals less about architecture than about architectural thinking: not just the ideas behind a building but the ways in which those ideas are produced.
He furthered that youth are omen of fulgent future of Ummah while they must be provided opportunities to take part in positive activities.
They convey a fulgent, beamy energy which challenges the onlooker to discover her identity.
26 March 2014 - US Fulgent Diagnostics, a CLIA licensed and CAP accredited lab, said Wednesday it had begun offering a clinical BRCA1/BRCA2 full gene sequencing test for USD 500 (EUR 362), as well as a gene rearrangement test for an additional price of USD 400.
Animation quality is generally quite high, with fur and water excellently rendered, though Wedge has a tendency to stage certain showpiece sequences with the camera pointed directly into a shaft of sunlight, enveloping everything in a fulgent sheen that looks particularly distracting through 3D glasses.