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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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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
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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.
As the motley crowds of peasants, students, soldiers, angels and demons, Kinza Tyrrell's Vancouver Opera Chorus has never sounded so resplendently fullbodied, yet precise and marvellously well-tuned.
Manuel, resplendently dressed, dark eyes and hair, cuts a bold figure for one so young.
The result is a resplendently creative and inspirational soundscape, highly recommended.
in which each creature, resplendently transfigured, will take its rightful place."
But by some design she asked us to join her at the main house where Mama was resplendently seated, though with all the physical attributes of old age.
The director of what is widely considered the first Surrealist film, La coquille et le clergyman (The Seashell and the Clergyman, 1928), which premiered a year before Luis Bunuel's Un chien andalou, Dulac was also openly, resplendently queer.
Meghan shone resplendently in a dazzling snow white dress that complimented her beauty.
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.