AskDefine | Define coruscate

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coruscate

Verb

1 reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside" [syn: sparkle, scintillate]
2 be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throught the concert hall" [syn: sparkle, scintillate]

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English

Etymology

From the Latin coruscare "to flash"

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To give off light; to reflect in flashes; to sparkle.
  2. To exhibit brilliant technique or style.
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