refulgent

  • 1 Refulgent — Re*ful gent (r?*f?l jent), a. [L. refulgens, p. pr. of refulgere to flash back, to shine bright; pref. re re + fulgere to shine. See {Fulgent}.] Casting a bright light; radiant; brilliant; resplendent; shining; splendid; as, refulgent beams.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

    Law dictionary

  • 3 réfulgent — réfulgent, ente [ʀefylʒɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. Fin XVe; lat. refulgens, entis, de refulgere « resplendir », de re , et fulgere « faire des éclairs; luire, briller », qui a donné fulgur (→ Foudre; fulgurer). ❖ ♦ Littér., rare …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 refulgent — c.1500, from L. refulgentem (nom. refulgens), prp. of refulgere flash back, shine brilliantly, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + fulgere to shine (see BLEACH (Cf. bleach)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 refulgent — effulgent, luminous, radiant, lustrous, *bright, brilliant, beaming, lambent, lucent, incandescent …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 refulgent — ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ shining very brightly. DERIVATIVES refulgence noun refulgently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin refulgere shine out …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 refulgent — [ri ful′jənt] adj. [L refulgens, prp. of refulgere, to reflect light: see RE & FULGENT] shining; radiant; glowing; resplendent refulgence n. refulgency …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 refulgent — refulgence, refulgency, refulgentness, n. refulgently, adv. /ri ful jeuhnt/, adj. shining brightly; radiant; gleaming: Crystal chandeliers and gilded walls made the opera house a refulgent setting for the ball. [1500 10; < L refulgent (s. of… …

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  • 9 refulgent — adjective /rəˈfʌldʒənt/ a) Resplendent, or shining brightly and radiantly. She had a refulgent smile. b) As if giving off light or warmth. See Also: refulgence …

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  • 10 refulgent — [rɪ fʌldʒ(ə)nt] adjective literary shining very brightly. Derivatives refulgence noun refulgently adverb Origin C15: from L. refulgent , refulgere shine out …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 refulgent — re•ful•gent [[t]rɪˈfʌl dʒənt[/t]] adj. cvb shining brightly; radiant; gleaming • Etymology: 1500–10; < L refulgent , s. of refulgēns, prp. of refulgēre to radiate light. See re , fulgent re•ful′gence, n. re•ful′gent•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 refulgent — adjective see refulgence …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 refulgent — re|ful|gent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 14 refulgent — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts: beamy, bright, brilliant, effulgent, incandescent, irradiant, lambent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, radiant, shiny. See LIGHT …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 refulgent — see FLAME …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 16 refulgent — re·ful·gent || rɪ fÊŒldÊ’É™nt adj. shining, brilliant, bright, radiant …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 refulgent — a. Bright, shining, brilliant, splendid, resplendent, lustrous, radiant, effulgent …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 refulgent — adjective literary very bright refulgence noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 refulgent — adj shining, glistening, aglisten, sparkling, glittering, aglitter; bright, sunny, sunshiny, illuminated, alight, lit, lighted, illuminated; irradiant, irradiated, lambent, resplendent, brilliant, beaming, beamy; dazzling, intense, ablaze, aflame …

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  • 20 refulgent — re·ful·gent …

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