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Sample sentences for the GRE study word incandescent

incandescent can be used as a adj

1.The fire burned brightly, and the soft radiance of the incandescent lights in the lilies of silver caught the bubbles that flashed and passed in our glasses. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
2.As Mars approached opposition, Lavelle of Java set the wires of the astronomical exchange palpitating with the amazing intelligence of a huge outbreak of incandescent gas upon the planet. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
3.Dense black smoke was leaping up to mingle with the steam from the river, and as the Heat-Ray went to and fro over Weybridge its impact was marked by flashes of incandescent white, that gave place at once to a smoky dance of lurid flames. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
4.Here gush the sparkles incandescent Like scattered showers of golden sand-- But, see in all their height, at present, The rocky ramparts blazing stand. - from Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
5.should have depreciated that solar body, saying that it was of the nature of incandescent stone, and the one who opposed him as to that error was not far wrong. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
6.Other eyewitnesses depose that they observed an incandescent object of enormous proportions hurtling through the atmosphere at a terrifying velocity in a trajectory directed southwest by west. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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