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Word Porn: Lambent


Lambent [lam-buh nt]

  1. Running or moving lightly over a surface: lambent tongues of flame.

  2. Dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful: lambent wit.

  3. Softly bright or radiant: a lambent light.

Origin: Latin  (stem of lambēns) lapping, present participle of lambere to lick wash (said of water or fire); akin to lap

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