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Shining radiantly; resplendent.
[Latin refulgēns, refulgent-, present participle of refulgēre, to flash back : re-, re- + fulgēre, to flash; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]
re·ful′gence, re·ful′gen·cy n.
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literary shining, brilliant, or radiant
[C16: from Latin refulgēre to shine brightly, from re- + fulgēre to shine]
reˈfulgence, reˈfulgency n
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shining brightly; radiant; gleaming.
[1500–10; < Latin refulgent-, s. of refulgēns, present participle of refulgēre to radiate light. See re-, fulgent]
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|Adj.||1.||refulgent - radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"|
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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