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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Becoming warm, heating up.

Usage examples (3)
  • The psychiatrist who met me there, Doctor Speare, had kind eyes that could quiet you in the most incalescent mania.
  • The conclusion seemed obvious "that these meteors are formed of very soft materials, which expand while incalescent, and are immediately crumbled and dissipated into...
  • An incalescent scorpion, for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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