glowing with heat; being at a white heat.
Origin of candent
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Examples from the Web for candent
The low ceiling was fused where the day poured through, became a candent vapour, volatilised.
The canoe going downstream appeared to dissolve in candent vapour.
Word Origin for candent
C16: from Latin candēre to shine
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