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effulgent
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  • Its steeples and towers and its one great dome grow more ethereal; its smoky house-tops lose their grossness in the pale effulgence; the noises that arise from the streets are fewer and are softened, and the footsteps on the pavements pass more tranquilly away.

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  • With that word the heat seemed to increase till it became a threatening weight and the lagoon attacked them with a blinding effulgence.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • A glowing effulgence seemed to swell out of nothing behind him . like an incoming fireball.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons

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