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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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Examples for effulgence
  • Soon its rays will shine forth in all their former effulgence and strength.
Word Origin and History for effulgence
effulgence
1660s, from L.L. effulgentia, from L. effulgentum (nom. effulgens), prp. of effulgere "shine forth," from ex- "out" + fulgere "to shine" (see bleach).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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