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


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  • His tongue flickered into the black of the firebox, and he incandesced with an amber glow.


  • The staff's tip glowed a brighter shade, and the wires incandesced, glowing from their own heat.

    The Brothers' War

  • The scream ended; the thing glowed with the power Van poured into it - then incandesced until it was too bright to look at.

    Magic's Price

  • He worked at fashioning his face into a war mask but a rosy flush incandesced beneath the dusky surface of his skin.

    Blood Test

  • The situation in the Middle East incandesced downright.


  • I and II, the great marriage of Edward the VII or VIII to Wallis Warfield Simpson and the rockets numbered like the Popes have incandesced in flight or broken on the moon: now the new day with its famous beauties to be seized at once has started and the clerks have swept the sidewalks to the curb, the glass doors are open, and the first customers walk up and down the supermarket alleys of their eyes to Muzak.

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