Definition of Coruscating

1. Verb. (present participle of coruscate) ¹



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Definition of Coruscating

1. coruscate [v] - See also: coruscate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coruscating

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coruscating (current term)
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Literary usage of Coruscating

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1837)
"... another,—this latter throwing out singularly brilliant coruscating streamers towards the zenith, while it rested on luminous clouds, near the horizon, ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1870)
"It is dangerous to give examples of coruscating conversation or the talk of a quiet, and pleasing lady like the wife of the Vice-Chancellor; ..."

3. The Makers of English Fiction by William James Dawson (1905)
"Or, to change the figure, never was there so coruscating a style. ... Sometimes it is almost mischievously coruscating, as though a boy exploded crackers ..."

4. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal by Elisha Kent Kane (1854)
"... with more of coruscating movement than any other form. It was somewhat remarkable, that of six such displays ob. served in October amid February, ..."

5. Arctic Researches, and Life Among the Esquimaux: Being the Narrative of an by Charles Francis Hall (1865)
"Then the whole arch above became crowded. Down, down it came; nearer and nearer it approached us.- Sheets of golden flame, coruscating while leaping from ..."

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