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coruscate (KOHR uh skayt")
The cartoon illustrates how this cate presents lively or brilliant exhibitions of knowledge and wit; and even mentions that the word involves any sudden flashes of light.
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To give forth flashes of bright light that sparkle and glitter; such as, to present a display of knowledge, skill, or humor. (1)