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  • adjective Splendid.

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  • adjective Splendid, having splendor.


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splendor +‎ -ous


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  • It was a splendrous wooden edifice with a wide porch and a fine staircase of wood.

    False Front Ernsting, Walter 1976

  • On the walls great iron hooks called attention to the absence of the copper vessels which used to be the splendrous glory of this conventional kitchen.

    The Dead Command From the Spanish Los Muertos Mandan Vicente Blasco Ib����ez 1897

  • It had been two centuries since the Febrers, forgotten on the sea where there was no longer any commerce, and where only poor padrones and fishermen's sons now made war, had given themselves up to investing their name with a splendrous luxury, which gradually ruined them.

    The Dead Command From the Spanish Los Muertos Mandan Vicente Blasco Ib����ez 1897

  • But where the rills ran off to the continuous swamps the leafage started up in splendrous versatility.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times George Alfred Townsend 1877

  • The fond, mute gaze of these splendrous Oriental orbs agitated him, perturbed him, and made him feel like dying with flushes of heat and fits of cold shivers.

    Tartarin of Tarascon Alphonse Daudet 1868

  • 'Twas a splendrous matter, and worth seeing; but as cold as charity.

    Robin Tremayne A Story of the Marian Persecution Emily Sarah Holt 1864

  • Oh story of splendrous fate, of infinite resurrection and uplifting, of sun and breeze, of organ blasts and exultation, for the heart of every man and woman, whatsoever the bitterness of its care or the weight of its care, if it be such as the Book itself has held it from age to age!

    The Marquis of Lossie George MacDonald 1864

  • Yet, Queen of all the earth, give thanks for such a splendrous crown!

    Poems Victor Hugo 1843

  • Distinct and chast, the splendrous < 87.2 > counterfeit < 87.3 >

    The Lucasta Poems Richard Lovelace 1637

  • "Only the love for this splendrous being can give freedom to a warriors spirit ~ and freedom is joy, efficiency and abandon in the face of any odds.



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