(also fulgor)
Dazzling brightness; splendour; a bright light, a dazzling beam.

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Boece’s History of Scotland. From classical Latin fulgor brightness, brilliance, radiance, flash, flash of lightning, shining object, splendour, glory from fulgēre to shine + -or.


The sun’s advance from thin, pale line at the horizon to noon’s fulgor was how Toni saw her own progress.


A sense of self, accurate or not, is not the same as being selfish.

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