Examples of splendor in a Sentence
The palace had lost much of its original splendor.
the splendor of the ancient monument awed us into silence
Recent Examples of splendor from the Web
But in googly-eyed splendor, the Muppet quickly devoured it.
Stylish white splendor defined the setting at Taste of Tammany hosted by Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic School and Parish on April 29.
There may be nowhere where American history is more highly concentrated in all its kooky cruel splendor — and so there’s also no better place to ask questions about it.
Enrique’s rainbows, displays, and castles lost the splendor of those first days, when almost all the toys participated in his radical remodelling.
As a fifth-generation heir to the Stroh Brewing Company, once the third-largest brewery in the country, the author glimpsed some of her family’s former splendor growing up in Grosse Pointe, Mich.
If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one.
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Origin and Etymology of splendor
Middle English splendure, from Anglo-French splendur, from Latin splendor, from splendēre
First Known Use: 15th century
SPLENDOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of splendor for English Language Learners
: great and impressive beauty
: things that are very beautiful or impressive
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