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
The performance came immediately after Chen’s longest outing as a Marlin with 7 1/3 splendid innings (one run, three hits allowed) against Washington on May 26.
Here and throughout his informed and insightful book, Mr. Jones makes a convincing argument that in life the Black Prince embodied the chivalric aura that radiates from his splendid effigy.
Also of note was splendid Glenda Jackson, who won outstanding actress in a play for Three Tall Women.
With the Rangers, who sit at 25–37 on the year, Colón has been alternately spotty and splendid, as might be expected of a professional athlete who turned 45 last month.
Much depends on the acting of course, and the performances — including Common as Jennifer's supportive but stonewalled partner and John Heard as older Bill — are splendid throughout.
Patterns and openings in the brickwork also create a splendid display of light and shadows inside.
The 26-year-old is having a splendid season at Napoli and is attracting major interest, with Manchester United and Liverpool also said to be interested.
As head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Marrone doesn’t dwell on the particulars of a splendid season, when the Jags came up 10 minutes and one Tom Brady TD pass short of a Super Bowl berth.
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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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