Definitions

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  • n. resplendence, radiant beauty
  • n. A property of the truth of sentence structures in Peano arithmetic

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as resplendence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. brilliant radiant beauty

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Examples

  • And borrows Pearl resplendency from her resplendent light;

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Sublimely, this time, and just by feel, light was even dimmer inside the war machine than merely beneath the overhang that had been gutted out for it keeping its resplendency restrained.

    01/01/2006 - 01/08/2006

  • The suite followed in the other boats, — brown men and white, governors, ministers, and court dignitaries, in Windsor uniforms, but with an added resplendency of plumes, epaulettes, and gold lace.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Upon that they wore a white plume, most prettily and minion-like parted by so many rows of gold spangles, at the end whereof hung dangling in a more sparkling resplendency fair rubies, emeralds, diamonds,

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • He didn't know where to find that faded resplendency.

    Starfarers

  • Herein he is apaugasma tēs doxēs, the effulgency, the resplendency of divine glory, that wherein the divine glory shines forth in an evident manifestation of itself unto us.

    Christologia

  • In fact, no one can deny that they add great resplendency to the merits of the saints, and, consequently, give great weight to the example they afford us.

    The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi

  • We think of him as living with his head among the mists, alert for all those sudden bursts of light which fleck here and there forgotten or unseen places, making them live with a new resplendency, full of new revealment, perfect with wonder.

    Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets

  • Carthage -- since the first flush of morning was as a rush-light before her resplendency, the man swore; and in conclusion, by the Countess of

    Chivalry

  • Nicolete, the King's daughter of Carthage, -- since the first flush of morning was as a rush-light before her resplendency, the man swore; and in conclusion, he likened her to a modern Countess of Tripolis, for love of whom he, like Rudel, had cleft the seas, and losing whom he must inevitably die as did Rudel.

    Chivalry

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