refulgent


refulgent

adjective

  1. shining brightly; radiant; gleaming: Crystal chandeliers and gilded walls made the opera house a refulgent setting for the ball.

adjective

  1. literary shining, brilliant, or radiant
adj.

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.)).

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