Definition of Coruscate

1. Verb. Reflect brightly. "The horizon is coruscateing with lights"; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"

Exact synonyms: Scintillate, Sparkle
Generic synonyms: Reflect, Shine
Derivative terms: Coruscant, Coruscation, Scintillant, Scintillation, Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkler, Sparkling



2. Verb. Be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity. "His playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
Exact synonyms: Scintillate, Sparkle
Generic synonyms: Be
Derivative terms: Coruscation, Scintillation, Sparkle

Definition of Coruscate

1. v. i. To glitter in flashes; to flash.

Definition of Coruscate

1. Verb. To give off light; to reflect in flashes; to sparkle. ¹

2. Verb. To exhibit brilliant technique or style. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coruscate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coruscate

cortisol acetate
cortisol delta 4-reductase
cortisol lyase
cortisol suppression test
cortisols
cortisone
cortisone reductase
cortisones
cortodoxone
coruler
corulers
corundom
corundum
corundums
coruscant
coruscate (current term)
coruscated
coruscates
coruscating
coruscatingly
coruscation
coruscations
corvee
corvees
corven
corves
corvesor
corvesors
corvet
corveted

Literary usage of Coruscate

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1. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Glitter, glisten, sparkle, gleam, glow, glare, coruscate, be bright, be brilliant. 3. Be eminent, be distinguished, be conspicuous, excel. Shine, n. ..."

2. The Student's Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon by Henry Sweet (1897)
"... once m. shower of rain Cl. réseau coruscate («/"lightning). ... -ung/ coruscate. resn ». plank ; ceiling. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"coruscate expresses a rapid throwing off of vivid or brilliant Hashes of light, ... Scintillate, Glister, Glitter, Gleam, Sparkle, coruscate, ..."

4. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1891)
"... recited as follows : " coruscate, coruscate, diminutive stellar orb ! How inexplicable to me seems the stupendous problem of thy existence ! ..."

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