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Wordnet 3.0


1. softly bright or radiant;
- Example: "a house aglow with lights"
- Example: "glowing embers"
- Example: "lambent tongues of flame"
- Example: "the lucent moon"
- Example: "a sky luminous with stars"
[syn: aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lambent \Lam"bent\, a. [L. lambens, -enlis, p. pr. of lambere to lick; akin to lap. See Lap to drink by licking.] 1. Playing on the surface; touching lightly; gliding over. "A lambent flame." --Dryden. "A lambent style." --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster] 2. Twinkling or gleaming; fickering. "The lambent purity of the stars." --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lambent adj 1: softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars" [syn: aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "lambent": aflicker, barely touching, beaming, bickering, blinking, brilliant, dancing, effulgent, flashing, flickering, flickery, flicky, fluttering, fluttery, incandescent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, playing, playing lightly over, quivering, quivery, radiant, refulgent, stroboscopic, wavering, wavery