coruscation
[ kawr-uh-skey-shuhn ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
from the Late Latin word coruscātiōn- (stem of coruscātiō)
Synonyms
noun
blinkflashflickerglancegleamglimmerglintsparktwinklewinkglittersparkle
Antonyms
noun
dullness
Definition
nounthe act of coruscating; a sudden gleam or flash of light; a striking display of brilliance or wit
Examples
nounA single blue and single red spasm of coruscation flickered on either side of the dragon.
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