In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1centelleartitilarcoruscating wit — ingenio deslumbrante masculino
- coruscating charm — simpatía deslumbrante
- The novel fairly coruscates with all that goes to make a good crime thriller.’
- A diamond coruscates because it has the capacity for ‘total internal reflection’, meaning that it is able to completely reflect all the light that falls upon it from a particular direction.
- A brilliant teenager is pampered by the English Golf Union, is accepted at an American university, where he coruscates, returns home and is virtually an overnight success.
- Dark lightning coruscated around James' hands as the point of light rose up into the air.
- Finally, as the blazing star appeared high over the island, the glow coruscated into incredible brilliance and began the nightly display.
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