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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(adjective) playing lightly on or over a surface; flickering / (adjective) softly bright or radiant / (adjective) marked by lightness or brilliance especially of expression

Highlighted phrases


Imagine lying there beneath such a pendulous chandelier of lambent gloom

—p.55 by Claire-Louise Bennett
9 months, 2 weeks ago

The speck was in his mind, and his mind was now lambent with rationality at all hours.

—p.480 by Jonathan Franzen
1 year, 3 months ago

a lambent static only the trained adman's sticky ear can trap

—p.240 Westward the course of empire takes its way (231) by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 7 months ago

wondered then how eyes of men could grow so lambent, sinister, so educated among the halls of dread and the invisible

—p.595 by Thomas Pynchon
11 months, 3 weeks ago

the intermittent birdsong, the lambent washes of subdued strings and synth, the shifts in atmosphere

—p.315 Look at the Light (315) by Mark Fisher
4 years, 11 months ago

the only glimmer the lambent marshlight of our flesh as we gesture towards difference

—p.94 by Diane di Prima
1 year, 6 months ago

And but you can feel this false 'perspective,' these lambent, tourist-bringing-his-own-water attitudes Elvis got boycotted in the 50s for promoting lewdness and negritude.

—p.43 by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 4 months ago

The shadows moved about him but he sat unmoving as Annares rose above the alien hills at her full, mottled dun and bluish-white, lambent. The light of his world filled his empty hands.

the more i see this word, the more i like it

—p.77 by Ursula K. Le Guin
5 years ago

They spend lambent, warm afternoons sequestered in quiet rooms.

on writers. god i love this word

—p.93 Specially Marked Packages (91) by Christopher Sorrentino
6 years, 2 months ago

To cast Johansson as the film’s voice is as perfect as casting Phoenix — whose lambent eyes, cleft-lip scar, and tendency to shy lend him an almost equine grace — as its face

—p.169 On ScarJo Sci-Fi (168) missing author
1 year, 10 months ago

There were old bodies and young bodies, men and women, their limbs tanned and lambent with perspiration.

—p.91 Ghost in the Cloud (75) by Meghan O'Gieblyn
4 years ago