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Word: resplendent

Definition: brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious


Sentences Containing 'resplendent'

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.
Resplendent in her new livery — a battle gray hull with a white superstructure — "Aeolus" departed Baltimore on 20 November 1920 and proceeded to New York City where, shortly thereafter, she was turned over to her operators, the Munson Steamship Company.
So, too, it is, that in these resplendent Japanese seas the mariner encounters the direst of all storms, the Typhoon.
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.
The morning's sun rose clear and resplendent, touching the foamy waves into a network of ruby tinted light.
The Shwabachers' 1876 building in Walla Walla was described in a 19th-century account as: …the finest building north of San Francisco, its front resplendent with massive iron columns and arches; its seven entrances each with double doors, the outer ones being iron, the inner cedar….

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