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From Latin refulgentem, accusative singular of refulgēns, present active participle of refulgeō, from re- (back) + fulgeō (shine).

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refulgent (comparative more refulgent, superlative most refulgent)

  1. Resplendent, or shining brightly and radiantly.
  2. (figuratively) As if giving off light or warmth.
    She had a refulgent smile.
  3. Uninjured or otherwise normal.(Can we verify(+) this sense?)
    Doctor Who, Season 7, Episode 7:
    Ellie (after her daughter, young Clara, kicks a ball that hits the Doctor in the head): Oh my stars! Are you all right?
    The Doctor: Fine. Marvelous. Refulgent!

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