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Word: resplendent

Definition: brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious


Sentences Containing 'resplendent'

The morning's sun rose clear and resplendent, touching the foamy waves into a network of ruby tinted light.
He then closed his eyes as children do in order that they may see in the resplendent night of their own imagination more stars than are visible in the firmament; then he re opened them, and stood motionless with amazement.
The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
So, too, it is, that in these resplendent Japanese seas the mariner encounters the direst of all storms, the Typhoon.

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