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Definition of "luciferous" [lu•cif•er•ous]

  • Literally illuminating; providing light. (adjective)
  • Figuratively illuminating; offering insight. (adjective)

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Use "luciferous" in a sentence
  • "Lord Cromer was never tired of quoting what, in Bacon's phrase, he would call "luciferous" stories, to illustrate the folly of the administrator who thrusts physical improvements or the devices of"
  • "Looking directly into his luciferous splendor was painful, so she averted her eyes downward, toward his incandescent but wavering reflection on the ponds surface."
  • "His luciferous raiment unraveled as well, flinging away his folk of sea and coastline and forest."