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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.]
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poetic shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming
[C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash]
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shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fulgent-, s. of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre to flash]
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|Adj.||1.||fulgent - 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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