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
But for Central Florida, celebrating 25 years of the Philharmonic in such splendid fashion, the evening was pure joy.
Galeano writes in Soccer in Sun and Shadow, one of the most splendid books on the sport.
For example, anyone tuning in to watch a spacewalk on NASA TV will see splendid views of Earth in the background as two astronauts float around holding funny tools, slowly unscrewing this, or installing that.
Grant Park road trip The Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park serves as a splendid home for the Grant Park Orchestra, but the institution takes its music into other neighborhoods next week.
With ten minutes to go, Luka Modric capped off a splendid performance with a goal of epic proportions.
The view within of long elegant hallways and inviting sitting rooms is faithful to the architecture and furnishings of the most splendid colonial-era homes.
The splendid ruins of the Villa Jovis, the Emperor Tiberius’s retreat, lie nearby.
For Luke, that means facing his father James Lucas (the late Emmy winner Reg E. Cathey, delivering a splendid performance in his final role), who comes to Harlem looking to reconcile.
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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.
Seen and Heard
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