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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.
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Noun1.resplendence - brilliant radiant beauty; "the glory of the sunrise"
beauty - the qualities that give pleasure to the senses




[rɪsˈplendəns] Nresplandor m, refulgencia f


n (of person)Glanz m, → Strahlen nt; (of clothes)Pracht f


(rəˈsplendənt) adjective
very bright or splendid in appearance.
reˈsplendently adverb
reˈsplendence noun
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Son, thou in whom my glory I behold In full resplendence, Heir of all my might, Neerly it now concernes us to be sure Of our Omnipotence, and with what Arms We mean to hold what anciently we claim Of Deitie or Empire, such a foe Is rising, who intends to erect his Throne Equal to ours, throughout the spacious North; Nor so content, hath in his thought to trie In battel, what our Power is, or our right.
Amid the resplendence displayed by the City Palace of Udaipur, Maharana Mewar Foundation 36th Annual Awards (MMFAA) was received by Professor John Stratton Hawley, USA, who is Claire Tow Professor of Religion at Barnard College, Columbia University; Suhasini Haidar the Diplomatic Editor of The Hindu; Dr.
From the resplendence of Bruckner, through the acerbity of Bartok, and on into the sassy quippiness of Bernstein, this mid-January journey through the Bs revealed just how chameleon-like the CBSO can be in changing its colours.
Imagine James Onanefe Ibori matching forward in 2007, in his resplendence, as member of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NIPAN)
Celebrating the pride of the nation and the spirit of positivity that marks Dubai, #MyDubaiNewYear at Downtown Dubai also marks the coming together of several government and private sector entities joining hands with Emaar to deliver an evening of resplendence.
Obtain your fate on your Best Day, seeking success by the luckiest ascendant; rise like Saturn's rising, climbing high most nobly to the greatest heights; pour forth as Jupiter pours forth with generosity when perched in his furthest mansion; (84) be readier than Mars to pounce upon whatever haughty king (85) should be your foe; ascend as the morning Sun ascends eclipsing black obscurity of night; (86) imitate the deeds of Venus in your pleasing prime of life; resemble with your flowing pen in hand the magisterial writer Mercury; in aspect vie with the full Moon at dusk (87) and best him in resplendence and outdo.
eds), (1991), Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from Patrimonio Nacional, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY.
Near or Far you become my desire You, my heart's contentment You, my eye's resplendence My love is in pursuit of you Let this be my bliss Lord, let this be my Desire.
But that was until last Wednesday when we managed to see it in all its beautiful resplendence.
Accustomed to the resplendence of Negrense hospitality, Escalante recalls traveling to two towns outside his family's native Cadiz just to gather hibiscus flowers for a party in his grandfather's house called Balay Dako.
Yet he, like most of us no matter our field of interest, nor our age, background, or beliefs, is struck dumb by their resplendence and mystique.
We think it is time that all those who wish well for the progress and welfare of this country, whether it be individuals - irrespective of race, religion, caste or creed, organizations, untainted members of parliament and professionals in every vocation - All should join forces and work together for the commonweal so as to regain our long lost respect and glory and retrieve our resplendence, freedom and protection.