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


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  • Now, most of the city lay in quiet ruins that gently phosphoresced by night.

    How the Species Began Again, I

  • The iridescence phosphoresced through the spouts of water from the fountain.

    The Art Thief

  • In the case of tabasheer he discovered it was a form of opal that phosphoresced when hot, reflected a curious bluish-white light, and was more holes than solid, so it absorbed liquid.

    American Connections

  • The water phosphoresced at the point of impact, glowing with a sudden green splash.

    Deception Point

  • Bits of pink coconut phosphoresced on the front of his uniform.

    Practical Demonkeeping

  • The surf phosphoresced on the beach, the stars hung in great frosty clots.

    The Languages of Pao


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