Word of the Day: refulgent
origin: from the Latin "re," meaning back and "fulgere," meaning to flash
1. Shining radiantly; resplendent.
"The flashes of her dark refulgent eye were like sparks of fire on the
withered, yet combustible, heart of Aben Habuz; the swimming
voluptuousness of her gait made his senses reel. 'Fairest of women,'
cried he, with rapture, 'who and what art thou?'"
--Washington Irving, "The Alhambra: Legend Of The Arabian Astrologer"
Publish Date: 01/20/2011