rutilant
[ root-l-uhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English; Latin from Latin rutilant- ‘glowing red’, from the verb rutilare, from rutilus ‘reddish’
Synonyms
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • conspicuous
  • glistening
  • incandescent
  • luminous
  • lustrous
  • radiant
  • scintillating
  • shiny
  • sparkling
Antonyms
  • cloudy
  • dark
  • dim
  • dull
  • gloomy
  • matte
  • normal
  • obscure
  • typical
Definition
glowing or glittering with red or golden light
Example
The sunset this evening was absolutely rutilant.
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