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 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.
Show Low Thanks to altitude that keeps the unbearable heat at bay, Show Low’s Freedomfest is a splendid way to spend Independence Day.
The vintage jewelry was, as ever, heartbreaking and enthralling, splendid survivors from eras long past.
During the coming days, throngs of baseball fans will experience a Braves game for the first time in a splendid new ballpark in Cobb County.
This year, his story has been having something of a revival, with a BBC radio documentary by crime writer Denise Mina and Margalit Fox’s splendid new book Conan Doyle For the Defense.
Caro also boasts splendid accommodations with its micro hotel, Caro B&B. The original B&B is located inside Jones’ home and has a warm, immaculately clean Airbnb vibe.
The displays are arranged around what remains of a quite-splendid diorama of Gloucester Harbor prepared for the 1893 world’s fair, the Columbian Exposition.
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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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