from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun The property of being
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- noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
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It has the refulgency of copper pyrites, of gold, of Florentine bronze.
The Spaniards and negroes bore each a burning torch in his hand; the blaze of which, as they held them elevated above their heads, cast a strange and fearful light through the deep darkness, and illumined the ocean far and wide with a supernatural refulgency.
Three Weeks in the Downs, or Conjugal Fidelity Rewarded: exemplified in the Narrative of Helen and Edmund
I Arise, my dear Belinda, before one beam from Sol’s refulgency has gilded with its glorious brightness our horizon, to tell you that I now hope for permission to see you in Bath in a very few days, and that I shall doubtless be attended by my dear
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