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coruscate

[ kawr-uh-skeyt, kor- ]
/ 藞k蓴r 蓹藢ske瑟t, 藞k蓲r- /
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verb (used without object), cor路us路cat路ed, cor路us路cat路ing.
to emit vivid flashes of light; sparkle; scintillate; gleam.
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Origin of coruscate

First recorded in 1695鈥1705; from Latin corusc膩tus, past participle of corusc膩re 鈥渢o quiver, flash鈥; see coruscant, -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for coruscate

coruscate
/ (藞k蓲r蓹藢ske瑟t) /

verb
(intr) to emit flashes of light; sparkle

Derived forms of coruscate

coruscating, adjective

Word Origin for coruscate

C18: from Latin corusc膩re to flash, vibrate
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