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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being magnificent or grand; A quality that outshines the usual.

Usage examples (33)
  • He was taken prisoner, and through the streets where he had ridden in splendour he was now led a captive.
  • But some were jealous of the great fame of Columbus, and they made light of his discoveries. he lives in splendour;
  • It was built like the palaces of princes, and the great men of the earth, nay, it excelled them all in splendour and magnificence.
  • Then wet and dry nurses were provided for the boy and he was reared in splendour and delight, until he reached the age of fifteen. for more
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