Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flashing; glittering; shining; gleaming; dazzling: as, “fulgid weapons,”
- Specifically In entom.; Of a bright, fiery red.
- Of a reddish-brown diaphanous color with red reflections, as displayed on the wings of certain Hymenoptera.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Shining; glittering; dazzling.
- adj. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
- From Latin fulgidus, derived from fulgere. (Wiktionary)
“We are all in thrall to the fulgid patriarch that boils the summer sky.”
“But that which most excessively dazzled my sight, was a very black robe, fulgid with”
“THE tempest now relaxes, its impetus is spent, and a calm serenity gradually takes place; by noon they break away, the blue sky appears, the fulgid sun-beams spread abroad their animating light, and the steady western wind resumes his peaceful reign.”
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“Through the brown shade the fulgid weapons shined:”
“aquatic gods," daemons with fulgid eyes, and all the rest of the”
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