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fulgent (adj.)

"bright, dazzling," early 15c., from Latin fulgentem (nominative fulgens) "shining, bright, dazzling," present participle of fulgere "to shine" (from PIE *bhleg- "to shine, flash," from root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn." Related: Fulgently.

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Definitions of fulgent

fulgent (adj.)
shining intensely;
fulgent patterns of sunlight
Synonyms: blazing / blinding / dazzling / glaring / glary
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