Resplendent Re*splen"dent (-dent), a. [L. resplendens, -entis, p. pr. of resplendere to shine brightly; pref. re- re- + splendere to shine. See {Splendid}.] Shining with brilliant luster; very bright. -- {Re*splen"dent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

With royal arras and resplendent gold. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • resplendently — resplendent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ attractive and impressive through being richly colourful or sumptuous. DERIVATIVES resplendence noun resplendency noun resplendently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from resplendere shine out …   English terms dictionary

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  • resplendently — rɪ splendÉ™ntlɪ adv. dazzlingly, brilliantly; splendidly, magnificently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resplendently — re·splen·dent·ly …   English syllables

  • resplendently — See: resplendent …   English dictionary

  • resplendently — adverb in an impressively beautiful manner the Princess was gorgeously dressed • Syn: ↑gorgeously, ↑splendidly, ↑magnificently • Derived from adjective: ↑magnificent (for: ↑ma …   Useful english dictionary

  • resplendent — resplendently, adv. /ri splen deuhnt/, adj. shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues. [1400 50; late ME < L resplendent (s. of resplendens), prp. of resplendere to shine brightly, equiv.… …   Universalium

  • resplendent — adjective formal very beautiful, bright and shining in appearance: the resplendent colours of the New England woods in the fall resplendence noun (U) resplendently adverb: resplendently dressed in shimmering silk robes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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