Test Prep Vocabulary – incandescent

Candles Burning Incandescently
Neither florescent lightbulbs nor incandescent lightbulbs can match the soft incandescence of candlelight.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary: ¬†incandescent

  • shining brightly, glowing, emitting light especially due to heat
  • rarely can mean raging or glowing anger

Word Building:

candere – to glow or shine (Latin)

  • candle

Sample Sentence:

The woman’s face became incandescent upon receiving the message about her son’s return.

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