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lambent - Word of the Day - Sat Dec 10, 2022




lambent - (adj) - 1: playing lightly on or over a surface: flickering; 2: softly bright or radiant; 3: marked by lightness or brilliance especially of expression

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The lambent light of sunrise over new fallen snow can be quite inspiring.


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From the Latin lambens, meaning to lick.

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Just think of how that would have worked for Clement Clarke Moore in his poem, A Visit From St. Nicholas.  

The lambent moon on the breast of the new fallen snow
Gave a luster of midday to objects below.

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I thought it was about a gay lamb :o 

Get it, a bent lamb :gikkle: 

Okay, I'll crawl back to the hole I popped out of :( 

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