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
As the Nuggets called time out, their splendid young center trudged his way back to the bench, having been left as helpless to slow Capela in the paint as the Nuggets would be trying to defend James Harden and the Rockets shooters on the perimeter.
The lush countryside, Bea's charming cottage and McGregor's splendid manor give a modern day fairy-tale aspect to this delightful new chapter for Peter Rabbit.
Two splendid things are happening this week in the Piedmont.
Like so many Mardi Gras season customs, the Laissez Boys were the product of a splendid pun: Laissez les bon temps rouler meets La-Z-Boy recliners.
No revelations still left to be had here, but still some splendid harmonies -- and lots of wind and smoke, for some reason.
The maritime city of lagoons, still splendid and rich, slowly turned away from prosperous sea-faring trade in luxury goods from the East, source of its historic wealth, and toward its future to the West.
Their special teams units have been splendid all season, and the battery of kicker Justin Tucker and punter Sam Koch is playing a significant part of every win.
And later, the obliteration of Snoke’s ship, the Supremacy, and the rest of the First Order fleet, all silent as the Mon Calamari cruiser rams into them in lightspeed, is the most splendid moment in the whole saga.
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Origin and Etymology of splendid
First Known Use: 1624See Words from the same year
A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, dandy, divine, dynamite, excellent, fab, fabulous, famous, fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, immense, jim-dandy, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, par excellence, peachy, prime, prize, prizewinning, quality, sensational, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topflight, unsurpassed, wonderful;
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
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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