effulgent

  • 1 Effulgent — Ef*ful gent, a. [L. effulgens, entis, p. pr. of effulgere.] Diffusing a flood of light; shining; luminous; beaming; bright; splendid. Effulgent rays of light. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 effulgent — index lucid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 effulgent — effulgent, ente [efylʒɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. 1860; lat. effulgens, p. prés. de effulgere. → Effulger. ❖ ♦ Littér. et rare. Qui luit …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 effulgent — 1738, back formation from EFFULGENCE (Cf. effulgence), or else from L. effulgentem (nom. effulgens), prp. of effulgere, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + fulgere to shine (see BLEACH (Cf. bleach)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 effulgent — radiant, luminous, brilliant, *bright, lustrous, refulgent, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent Analogous words: flaming, blazing, glowing, flaring (see BLAZE vb): flashing, gleaming (see FLASH vb): resplendent, *splendid, glorious Contrasted… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 effulgent — [adj] glowing, luminous beaming, blazing, bright, brilliant, dazzling, flaming, fluorescent, incandescent, lambent, lucent, lustrous, radiant, resplendent, shining, splendid, vivid; concept 617 …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 effulgent — [ɪ fʌldʒ(ə)nt] adjective literary shining brightly. Derivatives effulgence noun effulgently adverb Origin C18 (earlier (C17) as effulgence): from L. effulgent , effulgere shine brightly …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 effulgent — ef•ful•gent [[t]ɪˈfʌl dʒənt, ɪˈfʊl [/t]] adj. shining forth brilliantly; radiant • Etymology: 1730–40; < L effulgent , s. of effulgēns, prp. of effulgēre to shine forth ef•ful′gence, n. ef•ful′gent•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 effulgent — adjective see effulgence …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 effulgent — adjective shining, resplendent, with radiant splendor See Also: effulgence …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 effulgent — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. luminous, glowing, brilliant; see bright 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. radiant, glowing, luminous, brilliant, resplendent, shining, dazzling, bright. ANT.: dim, dull, dark III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective… …

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  • 13 effulgent — ef|ful|gent [ıˈfʌldʒənt US ıˈful ] adj literary [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of effulgere to shine out ] beautiful and bright >effulgence n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 effulgent — ef ful·gent || nt adj. brilliant, radiant …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 effulgent — a. Brilliant, shining, lustrous, splendid, resplendent, bright, radiant, refulgent, dazzling, blazing, flaming, glowing, burning, beaming …

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  • 16 effulgent — adj radiant, brilliant, shining, resplendent, iridescent, fulgent; sunny, bright, sunshiny, light, lit, alight; dazzling, vivid, ablaze, aflame, afire; blazing, fiery, burning, flaming; sparkling, gleaming, scintillating, glistening, coruscating …

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  • 17 effulgent — ef·ful·gent …

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  • 18 effulgent — Shining or respendent …

    Grandiloquent dictionary

  • 19 effulgent — /əˈfʌldʒənt/ (say uh fuljuhnt), /i / (say ee ) adjective shining forth brilliantly; radiant. –effulgence, noun –effulgently, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 effulgent —   a. radiant; bright.    ♦ effulgence, n …

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