With a fierce, guttural, scornful, disgusted oath, she strode across the room and threw open the three tall casement windows, letting inside an effulgent flood of sunlight and crisp fresh air that washed through the stuffy room like an invigorating tonic.
The future looked wonderful, and General Peckem contemplated his bright new colonel enchantedly with an effulgent smile.
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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.