American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Flashing like lightning; dazzlingly bright.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flashing, as lightning.
- In pathology, with lightning-like rapidity: an epithet applied to the pains of locomotor ataxia, because of the suddenness of their appearance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. rare Lightening.
- adj. amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
- Latin fulgurāns, fulgurant-, present participle of fulgurāre, to lighten; see fulgurate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The way She enunciated it brought Her fulgurant teeth to rest on Her lower lip as the upper lip rose slightly in the f; and then, for the u, Her lips parted as if for a kiss, and they stretched back into smiling as the lexeme culminated so regally in king.”
“He conjured up a fulgurant ball of energy like a floating star shell and sent it wafting into the dark cleft.”
“- L'internet a contribué et contribuera au développement fulgurant de l'anglais comme langue mondiale.”
“It was too hot and wild and shy a thing, too passionately set in its course, too homesick for the white fulgurant heights of Heaven to negate itself at the behest of French society and conform to what the academicians declared to be "la vielle tradition française.”
“They may reach the summit of earthly glory and strive to seize the fulgurant prize that lured them on, only to find a penumbra -- the shadow of a shade.”
“Rousseau's letter on the theatre, it need hardly be said, is meant to be an appeal to the common sense and judgment of his readers, and not conceived in the ecclesiastical tone of unctuous anathema and fulgurant menace.”
“Now, as died the fulgurant rage that had supported her, and her normal strength being exhausted, a sudden weakness intervened, and she couldn't but allow Mike to lead her to a seat.”
“In this forced Night, with fulgurant  flames,”
“This Polish psychologist -- a fulgurant expounder of Nietzsche -- finds in Chopin faith and mania, the true stigma of the mad individualist, the individual "who in the first instance is naught but an oxidation apparatus.”
“Compared to their fulgurant colour schemes the work of Manet, Monet, and Degas pales and retreats into the Pantheon of the past.”
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