Effulgent



[ih-fuhl-juh nt, ih-foo l-] /ɪˈfʌl dʒənt, ɪˈfʊl-/

adjective
1.
shining forth brilliantly; radiant.
/ɪˈfʌldʒənt/
adjective
1.
radiant; brilliant
adj.

1738, back-formation from effulgence, or else from Latin effulgentem (nominative effulgens), present participle of effulgere, from ex “out” (see ex-) + fulgere “to shine” (see bleach (v.)).

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