Pronounced: a-PRISS-ih-tee, noun

Notes: This word has nothing to do with apricots (in case you were wondering)

Yesterday’s word

The word effulgent means “shining forth brilliantly; radiant”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word effulgent, which traces back to ef- (out; thoroughly) combined with fulgēre (to shine).

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Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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