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


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Yet thine is my resplendency, so given To bear my secrets thro' the upper Heaven.
Puritanical impulses have likewise surfaced in cultures removed from the old monotheist centres, and the ancient Buddhist revolution in India could be seen as a puritanical reaction to the background resplendency.
The Monrovia features Resplendency, making her turf debut after winning a Hollywood dirt sprint for Baffert, and Elusive Diva, coming off a 51-day break as she goes for her fourth in a row on the Santa Anita hillside for Mark Glatt.