- refugee capital,
- refund annuity,
Origin of refulgent
Examples from the Web for refulgence
The refulgence of the present hour wiped out the past, which seemed to fade away altogether.The Woman Thou Gavest Me|Hall Caine
The moon was at the full, and lit up nearly the whole garden with the refulgence of a milder day.Home Influence|Grace Aguilar
On the gods, both bad and good, turning round and gazing, they saw in truth the refulgence of the luminary in the west.Aino Folk-Tales|Basil Hall Chamberlain
Like a blazing luminary—his refulgence dims the surrounding stars and illuminates the horizon of biography with a light ineffable.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
In the west, the clouds were still glorious for a time; there were two shaped like great expanded wings, edged with refulgence.'New Grub Street|George Gissing
Word Origin for refulgent
1630s, from Latin refulgentia "reflected luster, splendor," from refulgens (see refulgent). Related: Refulgency (1610s).
c.1500, from Middle French refulgent or directly from Latin refulgentem (nominative refulgens), present participle of refulgere "flash back, shine brilliantly," from re- "back" (see re-) + fulgere "to shine" (see bleach (v.)).