Definition of coruscating in English:


Line breaks: cor¦us|cat¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒrəskeɪtɪŋ


  • 1Flashing; sparkling: a coruscating kaleidoscope of colours
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    • The coruscating bolt slammed into him, engulfing him in a storm of elements.
    • Inspired by the client's guitar collection, the coruscating variations in colour and texture have a hypnotically intense, painterly quality.
    • Lincoln's battle suit was crippled by the coruscating flames of magic blasted forth.
    sparkling, shining, bright, brilliant, gleaming, glittering, twinkling, scintillating, flashing, shimmering, shimmery
    rare scintillant
  • 1.1Brilliant or striking in content or style: the play’s coruscating wit
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    • In the La Cenerentola finale, Berganza's humanity shines through - Cinderella's kindness is not forgotten in the coruscating brilliance of her happiness.
    • In the next game he tried even harder and scored 55 points in a game of coruscating brilliance, one of the great individual performances in any team sport.
    • Geers is an artist with insights of coruscating brilliance, a true ‘virus at the heart of the beast’.
    brilliant, dazzling, scintillating, exhilarating, stimulating, invigorating; witty, clever; vivacious, sparkling, effervescent, lively, vibrant, animated, ebullient, bright; impressive, accomplished, ingenious, masterly, imposing, inventive, creative, remarkable, extraordinary, outstanding, exceptional, staggering, incredible, amazing, astonishing, phenomenal, breathtaking, thrilling, exciting

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