Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Flowing or rushing back.

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Usage examples "refluent":

  1. Softlier here the flower- soft feet of refluent seasons glide, Lightlier breathes the long low note of change's gentler call. - "A Midsummer Holiday and Other Poems", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
  2. This pool, roaring to heaven, showed strange, violent currents in flow and refluent ebb of hate. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.
  3. They saw him drifting over the stormy waters, enveloped in midnight darkness, chilled through with the damp night air, pierced to the bone by the cold night wind; drifting on amid a thousand dangers, now swept on by furious tides towards rocky shores, and again drawn back by refluent currents over vast sunken sea- ledges, white with foam. - "Lost in the Fog", James De Mille.