[ kawr-uh-skeyt, kor- ]
/ ˈkɔr əˌskeɪt, ˈkɒr- /
verb (used without object), cor·us·cat·ed, cor·us·cat·ing.
to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; scintillate; gleam.
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Words nearby coruscate
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British Dictionary definitions for coruscate
/ (ˈkɒrəˌskeɪt) /
(intr) to emit flashes of light; sparkle
Derived forms of coruscatecoruscating, adjective
Word Origin for coruscate
C18: from Latin coruscāre to flash, vibrate
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