shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent: fulgent patterns of sunlight.
Origin of fulgent
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fulgent- (stem of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre), equivalent to fulg- flash + -ent- -ent
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And they reared her into fulgent maidenhood, as a white lily is reared on a fragile stem.The Devourers
Annie Vivanti Chartres
poetic shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming
Word Origin for fulgent
C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash
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early 15c., from Latin fulgentem (nominative fulgens) "shining, bright," present participle of fulgere "to shine" (see fulminate).
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