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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.


(ˈfʌldʒənt) or


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


(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.
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.
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.
Inde aurum in frenis, in sellis et calcaribus, et plus calcaria quam altaria fulgent.
13, 2012 (CENS)--With improving global footwear markets, Taiwan's major contract footwear makers Pou Chen Group, Feng Tay Group, and Fulgent Sun Company all saw revenues in November up 10% month on month (MoM), and expect further rising revenues and profits in the fourth quarter.
The structure of this silver countenance Is known: Inside the visage of gold enchased With gems there stands a core of wood to support The mask, enclosing the saintly skull, all grin And socket, of the fulgent, baked head that once Was that of lames, as we were told this past Decade in the stately papal bull.
The Belgian sleuth eavesdrops on chitchat between oddball toffeenoses pottering around pyramids, indulging at Aswan's fulgent Old Cataract Hotel and swigging gin and tonics on the S.
Pink is optimistic, fulgent, engaging, positive, holistic, angelic, and open-minded.
The artist's fulgent pictures withstand all diversions and relentlessly multiply--their motifs, in his best-known series, traversing the loping letters of his own name and the gaudy facture of "expressionist" brushstrokes.