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effulgence

[ih-fuhl-juh ns, ih-foo l‐] /ɪˈfʌl dʒəns, ɪˈfʊl‐/
noun
1.
a brilliant radiance; a shining forth.
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  • Soon its rays will shine forth in all their former effulgence and strength.
Word Origin and History for effulgence
n.

1660s, from Late Latin effulgentia (from Latin effulgentum; see effulgent) + -ce.

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