effulgence

  • 1 Effulgence — Ef*ful gence, n. The state of being effulgent; extreme brilliancy; a flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor. [1913 Webster] The effulgence of his glory abides. Milton. [1913 Webster] The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn.… …

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  • 2 effulgence — [e ful′jəns, iful′jens] n. 〚< L effulgere, prp. of effulgere < ex , forth + fulgere, to shine: see FLAGRANT〛 great brightness; radiance; brilliance effulgent adj. * * * ef·ful·gence (ĭ fo͝olʹjəns, ĭ fŭlʹ ) n. A brilliant radiance. * * * …

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  • 3 effulgence — [efylʒɑ̃s] n. f. ÉTYM. 1863, Baudelaire; du lat. effulgens, p. prés. de effulgere. → Effulger. ❖ ♦ Littér. et rare. Lueur, clarté. 0 Ses retraites du bois se remplissent (…) de rayons jaunes, d effulgences rosées. Baudelaire, le Peintre de la vie …

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  • 4 effulgence — 1660s, from L.L. effulgentia (from L. effulgentum; see EFFULGENT (Cf. effulgent)) + CE (Cf. ce) …

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  • 5 effulgence — [e ful′jəns, iful′jens] n. [< L effulgere, prp. of effulgere < ex , forth + fulgere, to shine: see FLAGRANT] great brightness; radiance; brilliance effulgent adj …

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  • 6 effulgence — noun A state of being bright and radiant, splendor, brilliance. He stood for a moment taking in the effulgence …

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  • 7 effulgence — noun Etymology: Late Latin effulgentia, from Latin effulgent , effulgens, present participle of effulgēre to shine forth, from ex + fulgēre to shine more at fulgent Date: 1667 radiant splendor ; brilliance • effulgent adjective …

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  • 8 effulgence — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. radiance, blaze, luster; see light 1 …

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  • 9 effulgence — ef·ful·gence || ɪ fÊŒldÊ’É™ns n. brilliance, splendor, radiance …

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  • 10 effulgence — n. Brilliancy, lustre, splendor, brightness, radiance, refulgence …

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  • 11 effulgence — noun (U) literary brightness of light effulgent adjective …

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  • 12 effulgence — n brilliance, radiance, iridescence, resplendence, shine, refulgence. Archaic. fulgor; fire, blaze, flame; twinkle, twinkling, sparkle, sparkling, shimmer, scintillation, coruscation, glistening; flash, beam, ray, fulguration, glint, glance;… …

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  • 13 effulgence — ef·ful·gence …

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  • 14 effulgence — noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light • Syn: ↑radiance, ↑radiancy, ↑shine, ↑refulgence, ↑refulgency • Derivationally related forms: ↑refulgent (for …

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  • 15 effulgent — effulgence, n. effulgently, adv. /i ful jeuhnt, i fool /, adj. shining forth brilliantly; radiant. [1730 40; < L effulgent (s. of effulgens, prp. of effulgere), equiv. to ef EF + fulg(ere) to shine + ent ENT] * * * …

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  • 16 Vishnu — For other uses, see Vishnu (disambiguation). Vishnu Devanagari विष्णु Sanskrit Transliteration …

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  • 17 light — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. airy (see levity); frivolous, jesting, jocular, lightsome; giddy, dizzy, flighty; wanton; nimble, agile; flippant, pert, insouciant; humorous; trivial. See cheerfulness, unimportance, impurity,… …

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  • 18 Para Brahman — (IAST IAST|para brahmaṇ) (the Highest Brahman) is a term often used by Vedantic philosophers as to the attainment of the ultimate goal .cite journal author = Sawai, Y. year = 1987 title = The Nature of Faith in the Sankaran Vedanta Tradition… …

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  • 19 Alhazen — For the Moon crater, see Alhazen (crater). For the asteroid, see 59239 Alhazen. Alhazen Alhazen (Ibn al Haytham) …

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  • 20 effulger — ⇒EFFULGER, verbe intrans. Littér. Jeter une fulguration, une vive lueur. Coupoles d or qui effulgent. C était Rizphah (...) qui effulgeait parmi ce décor doré (KAHN, Conte or et sil., 1898, p. 226) : • La muraille insensiblement devenait d une… …

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