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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of corruscate.

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Examples

  • The surface of the river was corruscated by the rain.

    Sharpe's Sword

  • Two much-loved books upon the table shone beautifully -- his Bible and a volume of poems; and, fairer still, more delicate than either, there was a lustre on the table that had so brilliant a halo it almost corruscated.

    A Prisoner in Fairyland

  • Light flashed and corruscated through it, passing from the children and their leader along the tiny pipes of sympathy the Gardener had cleared of rubbish and decay.

    A Prisoner in Fairyland

  • The thick, sweet-smelling masses, bitumen brown in the shadows, corruscated like golden filaments in the light.

    The Octopus : A story of California

  • From the gaze of intense anguish, the countenance of Nell M'Collum began to change gradually to one of unmingled exultation; her brows were raised to their proper curves, her color returned, the eye corruscated with a rapid and quivering sense of delight, the muscles of the mouth played for a little, as if she strove to suppress a laugh.

    The Dead Boxer The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two

  • The mutiny at Spithead was soon followed up by that at the Nore; and the ringleader, Parker, like a meteor darting through the firmament, sprung from nothing, corruscated, dazzled, and disappeared.

    The King's Own

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