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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Glowing from great heat.

Usage examples (25)
  • "candescent" (both of which are synonyms of "incandescent" in the sense of "glowing from or as if from great heat").
  • ‘You d — d old miscreant!’ repeated the candescent captain.
  • Twitter was the main conduct through which this increasingly candescent political momentum ran.
  • There hadn't been more than a wisp of cloud across its candescent countenance in several months. for more
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