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  • n. Splendor, splendour; dazzling brightness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dazzling brightness; splendor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Splendor; dazzling brightness.


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  • “Unguinum fulgor” of the Latins who did not forget to celebrate the shining of the nails although they did not Henna them like Easterns.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Sensibile forte destruit sensum, a strong object overcometh the sight, according to that axiom in philosophy: fulgorem solis ferre non potes, multo magis creatoris; if thou canst not endure the sunbeams, how canst thou endure that fulgor and brightness of him that made the sun?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Fulgebat vultu suo: fulgor et divina majestas homines ad se trahens.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Forma est vitalis fulgor ex ipso bono manans per ideas, semina, rationes, umbras effusus, animos excitans ut per bonum in unum redigantur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • A moment later, the door and windows flashed with a majestic fulgor.

    In Other Worlds

  • Tartareus cupiat Phlegethon Stygiaeque paludes! inter liuentis pereat tibi fulgor arenas, nec post ad superos redeat famis aurea puros!


  • Non sic prata nouo uere decentia aestatis calidae despoliat uapor, 5 saeuit solstitio cum medius dies et noctes breuibus praecipitant rotis languescunt folio et lilia pallido: ut gratae capiti deficiunt comae et fulgor teneris qui radiat genis10 momento rapitur nullaque non dies formonsi spolium corporis abstulit. res est forma fugax: quis sapiens bono confidat fragili? dum licet, utere. tempus te tacitum subruit, horaque15 semper praeterita deterior subit.

    Fatal Beauty

  • He lay there, counting the seconds, knowing that he and his slowly drifting surf-boat were still in the full white fulgor of the wavering searchlight.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • She held on straight for the Red Sea under a serene sky, under a sky scorching and unclouded, enveloped in a fulgor of sunshine that killed all thought, oppressed the heart, withered all impulses of strength and energy.

    Lord Jim

  • It shows some niceties of selection, and the style is neat; I even fancy something individual in the choice of the words sanctior nec beatior, as applied to the republic, and a distinctly Hawthornesque distinction in the fulgor tantum fuit sine fervore

    A Study Of Hawthorne


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  • There's many a Christmas aesthetic,

    Serene to the wildly frenetic.

    Electrical fulgor

    I find rather vulgar

    And opt for a style more ascetic.

    January 14, 2016