coruscate

[kawr-uh-skeyt, kor-]
verb (used without object), coruscated, coruscating.
to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; scintillate; gleam.

Origin:
1695–1705; < Latin coruscātus past participle of coruscāre to quiver, flash; see coruscant, -ate1

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coruscate (ˈkɒrəˌskeɪt)
 
vb
(intr) to emit flashes of light; sparkle
 
[C18: from Latin coruscāre to flash, vibrate]
 
coruscating
 
adj

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coruscate
1705, from pp. stem of L. coruscare "to vibrate, glitter." Related: coruscating (1705).
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Example sentences
Not only does he tell a fascinating story, he tells it in crisp, coruscating prose.
It is a powerful, coruscating instrument, this muscular partnership of words and music.
Each of these coruscating meteors, he affirmed, must tell of the ignition of a bit of cosmic matter entering the earths.
And there is also, frankly, the coruscating grip of bureaucracy which has not been broken in the organization.
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