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lambent

lam·bent

lambent

 
 
pronunciation:
laem bihnt
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: flickering or playing lightly over a surface, as light or flame.
definition 2: playful and brilliant, as wit.
definition 3: glowing softly.
On this misty night, a lambent haze blanketed the city.
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derivation: lambently (adv.)