Day-45 (Lambent)

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Word:
Lambent

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
(Of light or fire) shining or glowing softly.
Describes something of appealing quality.

Sentences:
1) Lambent sunlight was glinting off the sea waves.
2) As a writer, she is known for her lambent wit.

Origin:
Latin lambent-, lambens, present participle of lambere to lick.

First use:
1647

Synonyms:
beaming, bedazzling, brilliant, clear, dazzling, incandescent, shining, lustrous, gleaming

Antonyms:
dim, dull, lackluster, unbright, unbrilliant

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