Excandescence Ex`can*des"cence, n. [L. excandescentia.] 1. A growing hot; a white or glowing heat; incandescence. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. Violent anger; a growing angry. [Obs.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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  • excandescence — noun /ˌɛkskænˈdɛsəns/ a) The state of being excandescent, of glowing with heat. b) Heat of passion; violent anger …   Wiktionary

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  • excandescent — adjective Glowing with heat. He will at last prevail, if only we have the grace to recognise Him, to seize the opportunities which, out of these excandescent heats, fly off as sparks from the anvil. See Also: excandescence, incandescent …   Wiktionary

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  • excandescent — excanˈdescent, a. [ad. L. excandēscent em, f. excandēscĕre to grow hot: see excandescence.] White hot, glowing hot. in Webster; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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