Friday, June 3, 2011

lambent

lambent [ LAM-buh’ nt ]
adjective ]
MEANING :
1. flickering lightly over or on a surface
2. giving off a gentle glow
3. effortlessly brilliant
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The lambent light over the surface of the water warned me that a vessel was approaching.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
His lambent instrumentals seem to tap deep into some genetic memory - disquietly nostalgic pieces which draw from hundreds of years of folk, blues, the Old West, Asia and everywhere.