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Definition of "refulgent" [re•ful•gent]

  • Shining radiantly; resplendent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "refulgent" in a sentence
  • "(I found this remarkable in a medical man: between trouser hem and refulgent loafer, a gleam of bronzed ankle.)"
  • "In June of the following year, another refulgent sculpture from Koons's iconic "Celebration Series," the similarly candy-colored "Balloon Flower (Magenta)," surpassed that price, fetching $25.7 million in a Christie's showroom."
  • "Now that I think about it, Corona does somewhat look like Madonna, despite her "refulgent peach-pink skin gleaming like translucent glass, almost porcelain to the eye, and her golden hair resembling fiber optic cables of fey brilliance.""