Examples of splendid in a Sentence
We have a splendid opportunity to do something really useful.
I have some splendid news.
“We'll be coming out to visit over the summer.” “Oh, splendid!”
Recent Examples of splendid from the Web
That was during the glory years of splendid teams and playoffs.
The coterie of nuns is a splendid ensemble, but one standout is Samantha Joy Blair as a young postulate who's still unsure of her pending decision and raises her voice in fervent query.
At this early juncture of 2018, the Astros are again off to a splendid start.
The Azores This month, Delta launches a seasonal, five days per week service from JFK to Portugal’s remote Azores islands, which sit in splendid isolation in the middle of the Atlantic.
From this splendid premise John Krasinski has fashioned a robust and frightening fable of predation and survival, set in upstate New York.
Foremost, the movie -- adapted from Ian McEwan's 1987 novel -- provides a showcase for Cumberbatch, and to a lesser degree the always-splendid Kelly Macdonald as his wife.
Eastern’s splendid centerfielder plays hard ball, grinding out every at-bat and running the bases and playing his position with near-reckless abandon.
And the writing gives this splendid ensemble juicy material to work with.
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out of this world, too much;
Synonym Discussion of splendid
- the wedding was a splendid occasion
- resplendent in her jewelry
- a gorgeous red dress
- a glorious sunset
- a vision of sublime beauty
- her singing was superb
SPLENDID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of splendid for English Language Learners
: very impressive and beautiful
: very good
SPLENDID Defined for Kids
Definition of splendid for Students
- You did a splendid job.
- a splendid palace
- … I knew I would never again see anything so splendid as the round red sun coming up …
- —Jean Craighead George, My Side of the Mountain
- We had a splendid time.
Synonym Discussion of splendid
- What a splendid idea!
- She wore a splendid jewel.
- I watched the glorious sunset.
- The food was superb.
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