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Splendid or dazzling in appearance; brilliant.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin resplendēns, resplendent-, present participle of resplendēre, to shine brightly : re-, re- + splendēre, to shine.]

re·splen′dence, re·splen′den·cy n.
re·splen′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.resplendently - in an impressively beautiful mannerresplendently - in an impressively beautiful manner; "the Princess was gorgeously dressed"
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(rəˈsplendənt) adjective
very bright or splendid in appearance.
reˈsplendently adverb
reˈsplendence noun
References in classic literature ?
The atmosphere resplendently clear; the sky an intense blue; the profound valleys; the wild broken forms: the heaps of ruins, piled up during the lapse of ages; the bright-coloured rocks, contrasted with the quiet mountains of snow, all these together produced a scene no one could have imagined.
These characters are resplendently given life by Angeli Bayani, Anna Luna and Gloria Sevilla.
The old town's white houses sit carved into the hillside, and the port is bedecked resplendently with yachts and colourful small boats.
From a standing start, the plan is to grow the resplendently decorated office from its current three employees to 10, and there's scope to expand further into the building too.
Early in the morning, farmers began arriving, carrying their families and well-filled hampers of food in four-seated hacks drawn by teams resplendently groomed for the occasion.
Originally from Thyatira, Lydia's father Eumenes has invented a method of dyeing fabric so that it becomes resplendently and enduringly purple.
From start to finish, the stunning cinematography --painterly wide-angle shots and gravity-defying drone shots contrasted with closer, intimate shots--opens a portal into a lost horizon where resplendently garbed Eurasian nomads on horseback ride against the backdrop of a vast, frozen mountainscape.
And, with Emma Stone's all-but-certain chances beginning to dim slightly due to the tentative but undeniable backlash toward La La Land, we may once again get to see Portman onstageonce again resplendently pregnant and dressed in coutureclutching a golden statuette in her delicate, bejeweled hand.
Throughout an exhausting programme of unaccompanied singing the Bach Choir hardly faltered under Spicer's empowering direction, shaping every phrase with subtlety and tonal nuances, enunciating the Russian texts with impressive fluency and, in the many declamatory passages (tenors resplendently strong, basses plunging the depths like the genuine Russian article), sounding awesomely impressive.
If many of her thematic topoi remain resplendently out there, from the comparatively decorous ribaldry of Thomas Rowlandson's eighteenth-century erotica to the more robust contemporary sensuality of Sasha Grey, at their best her compositions proffer an invitation to a glamorous party--a party that casts a spell.
Socially, patronage affirmed the need for humans to work together to accomplish, dimly, what God could do resplendently alone.
Gilded Age' and its showcase of 'repatriated' works from 'various collections' in Spain and France display this resplendently.