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Effulgence & Tenebrous

In honor of Daylight Savings (time to turn those clocks back an hour, for many folks)...


Ef·ful·gence (ɪˈfʌldʒənt):
origin: from Latin "effulgēre" = to shine forth, from "fulgēre" = to shine

noun
1. Luminescence from sun or other source.
2. Radiance; glory; shine.

OR PERHAPS YOU'D PREFER THE OPPOSITE, AS NIGHT WILL BE LASTING LONGER:

Ten·e·brous (təˈnɛbrɪəs):
origin: from Latin = "tenebrōsus", from "tenebrae" = darkness

adjective
1. Dark or causing gloom; shut off from the light.
2. Murky; hard to understand.




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