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Definition beautiful or splendid

(splendid is magnificent, impressive, or brilliant)
  • a resplendent uniform
resplendent = beautiful or splendid
  • resplendent with gold lace and embroidery
  • The bird is called a Resplendent Quetzal because of its beautiful, shimmering colors.
  • Gilderoy Lockhart was walking onto the stage, resplendent in robes of deep plum and accompanied by none other than Snape, wearing his usual black.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • resplendent = magnificent or impressive
  • Resplendent in his white tuxedo, Hunter smiles up at me as Pastor Keith pours water over his head, makes him a child of God.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • resplendent = beautiful or splendid
  • He says, "Ah, boys, boys, You can make up your own minds but first stock them. Are you listening to me? Stock your minds and you can move through the world resplendent."
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • resplendent = beautiful or splendid
  • We must believe that the gates of Heaven were thrown open to receive her ransomed spirit, and that a crown resplendent with glory was placed upon her peaceful brow
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • resplendent = beautiful or splendid
  • The camerlegno looked at her, his green eyes resplendently sane.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • I'll levy thine attendance: Why waste so vainly thy resplendence?
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • Razor creases on his pants and resplendent white shirts were his trademarks.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • Eve tugged her into an alcove resplendent with potted ferns.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • Everyone was dressed resplendently.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • Olaf was a Norse chieftain: straight, sunny-haired, large-limbed, resplendently amiable to his subjects.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • To Catherine he appeared resplendent; it was some time before she could believe again that this beautiful young man was her own exclusive property.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • "I t is desirable to put a stop to these ruinous extremities, as well for the sake of our country as yours," said the resplendently uniformed admiral.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • Two resplendent cars came shooting at full speed into the parking lot and stopped with a flourish of screeching brakes.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • Empress of this fair world, resplendent Eve!
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • He wore a resplendent dressing-gown and embroidered slippers.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • He broke the horsehair plume away, and down it fell, resplendent with fresh purple, in the dust.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Presently he came out of his white bathroom, resplendent in his new silk underwear, and playing with the tassels of his red robe.
    Willa Cather  --  Paul's Case

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