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coruscation

[ kawr-uh-skey-shuhn, kor- ]
/ ˌkɔr əˈskeɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr- /
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noun
the act of coruscating.
a sudden gleam or flash of light.
a striking display of brilliance or wit.
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Origin of coruscation

First recorded in 1480–90, coruscation is from the Late Latin word coruscātiōn- (stem of coruscātiō). See coruscate, -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for coruscation

coruscation
/ (ˌkɒrəˈskeɪʃən) /

noun
a gleam or flash of light
a sudden or striking display of brilliance, wit, etc
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