from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Shining brilliantly; radiant: "tower searchlights . . . as fulgent as half a billion candles” ( Nicholas Proffitt).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Shining brilliantly; radiant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Exquisitely bright; shining; dazzling; effulgent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shining; very bright; dazzling.
- In heraldry, having rays, as a star or sun.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. shining intensely
These from the scabrous canvas of fulgent wastrels and transcendental madmen.
He told of the wilting heat, the fulgent landscape, the people.
In contrast, a pedant is a supercilious show-off who drops references to Sophocles and masks his shallowness by using words like “fulgent” and “supercilious.”
OK I've been known to drop ambivalent, but I have never said fulgent or supercilious!
Uncharacteristically, he summoned his imagination instead, painting an ecstatic vision of the village under a fulgent canopy of stars and a crescent moon.
Dum vaga passim sidera fulgent, numerat longas tetricus horas, et sollicito nixus cubito suspirando viscera rumpit.
In her good - tempered moments, is it not as full of lazy softness as in her brief fits of anger it is fulgent with quick-flashing fire?
The world had lost all form and definition; solid color without shadow or shape spilled across the landscape in two hues: blue, rich, vibrant, startling blue sky unbroken by a single wisp of cloud; and white, blinding white snow reflecting a fulgent late morning sun.
There was a light in her eyes, akin to the one seen in that moment just before a fulgent sun crosses the eastern horizon.
A white brooch of  silvered bronze or of  white silver incrusted with burnished gold over his fair white breast, as if it were a full-fulgent lantern that eyes of men could not behold [LL. fo.79a.] for its resplendence and crystal shining.
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