Word to the Wise: Refulgent

Something that’s “refulgent” (rih-FUL-junt) – from the Latin for “to flash back” – shines brightly, as if radiating light.

Example (as used by Erik Larson in The Devil in the White City): “He entered a world of clamor, smoke, and steam, refulgent with the scents of murdered cattle.”
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YUCK, what an example…I am glad that I hadn’t just had dinner!
~The Baby Boomer Queen~

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