glimmer, glare, shimmer, radiance, luminescence, flare, glistering, flame, gleaming, glistening, twinkle, lambency, glowing, flicker, twinkling, sheen, shining, freshness.
light (part of speech: noun)
In the welter of incandescence,
where now only the stone chimney stood- and this, too, was already cracking and swaying- Brevard had found his tomb, together with the two Air Trust spies.
- "The Air Trust", George Allan England.
The two days' waiting to which he was thus condemned only fanned the flame of the ardent passion which possessed him, and on the third day when reached the house by the Madeleine his love had risen to a degree of incandescence
of which only a few days earlier he would scarcely have supposed himself capable.
- "The Lesser Bourgeoisie", Honore de Balzac.
Almost to the zenith the sky flames up from the sea,- one tremendous orange incandescence,
rapidly deepening to vermilion as the sun dips.
- "Two Years in the French West Indies", Lafcadio Hearn.