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fulgent

[fuhl-juh nt] /ˈfʌl dʒənt/
adjective
1.
shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent:
fulgent patterns of sunlight.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin fulgent- (stem of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre), equivalent to fulg- flash + -ent- -ent
Related forms
fulgently, adverb
fulgentness, noun
interfulgent, adjective
subfulgent, adjective
subfulgently, adverb
unfulgent, adjective
unfulgently, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for fulgently

fulgent

/ˈfʌldʒənt/
adjective
1.
(poetic) shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming
Derived Forms
fulgently, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash
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Word Origin and History for fulgently

fulgent

adj.

early 15c., from Latin fulgentem (nominative fulgens) "shining, bright," present participle of fulgere "to shine" (see fulminate).

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