fulg-; fulmi-

(Latin: to shine, to flash, to glow, to burn; fulmi-, lightning, thunder forth, denounce; related to fulg-)

circumfulgent (adjective), more circumfulgent, most circumfulgent
Shining around or about.
effulge (verb), effulges; effulged; effulging
1. To shine forth; to beam.
2. To cause to shine with an abundance of light; to radiate; to beam.
effulgence (s) (noun) (usually no plural)
A brilliant radiance or brightness.
effulgent (adjective), more effulgent, most effulgent
1. Diffusing a flood of light; shining; luminous; beaming; bright; splendid.
2. Radiant; brilliant; shining forth brilliantly; resplendent.
3. extreme brilliancy; a flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor.
fulgency (s) (noun) (usually no plural)
Brightness; splendor; glitter.
fulgent (adjective), more fulgent, most fulgent
Characterized by shining brightly; dazzling; gleaming brilliantly, or resplendent: There seem to be more fulgent patterns of sunlight today than yesterday.

There was a tower with fulgent searchlights shining on the surface of the ocean.

Shining brightly.
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fulgently (adverb) (no comparatives)
Dazzlingly; glitteringly.
fulgid (adjective), more fulgid, most fulgid
Glittering, shining.
fulminant (adjective), more fulminant, most fulminant
1. Exploding or detonating; striking like lightning.
2. In pathology, occurring suddenly, rapidly, and with great severity or intensity.
fulminate (verb), fulminates; fulminated; fulminating
1. To issue a thunderous verbal attack, denunciation, or a forceful criticism against someone or something: Bicyclists often fulminate at some automobile drivers because they drive in the bike lanes and create dangerous situations for those who are peddling there.
2. To detonate violently or to cause something to explode violently with a loud noise: During the storm, the thunder continued to fulminate and rage in the sky for quite a while causing many people to be very frightened!
3. Etymology: "to publish a 'thundering' denunciation", from Latin fulminatus, fulminare "to hurl or to strike with lightning" from fulmen, fulminis, "lightning". Related to fulgere, "to shine, to flash".
To yell with threats or denunciations.
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To yell with threats or denunciations.
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To issue a thunderous verbal attack.
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To explode suddenly with a command.
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fulminate of mercury
A gray crystalline powder that when dry explodes under percussion or heat and is used in detonators and as a high explosive.
fulmination (s) (noun), fulminations (pl)
1. The explosion that occurs when certain chemicals are detonated.
2. Thunderous verbal attack (sound that resembles or suggests thunder) or the sound of thunder (crashing or booming sound).
3. Occurring suddenly with great intensity and sound.
4. Complaining loudly and angrily: "The proposed minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 years by French President Nicolas Sarkozy was the subject of much anger and fulmination."
4. Etymology: "discharge of a formal condemnation", borrowed from Middle French, from Latin fulminationem (nominative of fulminatio), "discharge of lightning"; from fulminare, "to hurl lightning".
interfulgent (adjective), more interfulgent, most interfulgent
Pertaining to shining between, among, or through.
prefulgency (s) (noun), prefulgencies (pl)
A greater or a superior brightness.
profulgent (adjective), more profulgent, most profulgent
Shining forth; brilliant.

Etymologically related "light, shine, glow" word families: ethero-; luco-; lumen-, lum-; luna, luni-; lustr-; phengo-; pheno-; phospho-; photo-; scinti-, scintill-; splendo-.

Cross references of word groups that are related, directly, indirectly, or partly to: "fire, burn, glow, or ashes": ars-, ard-; -bust; cand-, cend-; caust-, caut-; crema-; ciner-; ether-; flagr-; flam-; focus, foci-; gehenna-; ign-; phleg-; phlog-; pyreto-, -pyrexia; pyr-; spod- (ashes; waste); volcan-.