fulgently


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ful·gent

 (fo͝ol′jənt, fŭl′-)
adj.
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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