Definitions

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  • adv. In a splendid manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a splendid manner; magnificently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a splendid manner.

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

  • adv. in an impressively beautiful manner
  • adv. extremely well

Etymologies

splendid +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Seeing the video from the Balderas Metro (Station) shows you that there are still heroes in splendidly miserable Mexico City.

    Global Voices in English » Mexico: Shooting at Balderas Metro Station

  • I'm going to have to think about my lost book, but my candidate for flawed female character that I think works splendidly is Carol O'Connell's Mallory.

    Lost Book Friday

  • Sir Keith Joseph, a key figure in those days, coined the splendidly barmy slogan "patios for all", and exhorted his colleagues to help with "cheering people up, making them laugh and keeping them that way".

    Not on a roll: the 3.5 million voters who make up the democratic deficit

  • One man received a sword splendidly decorated with gems upon its scabbard and hilt.

    Edmond Dantès

  • This is a waste space of grass and a few trees, and here the children play, and here, recently, a football ground -- or campo di giuoco -- has been laid out, with a galvanized iron and pitch-pine shed called splendidly the Tribuna.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • 'Dolores, my little girl' -- he always called the splendidly? proportioned young woman 'my little girl' -- 'I'm puzzled.

    The Dictator

  • I remember its interior when it was the residence of its noble owner and his family, and I recall the splendidly furnished rooms, the riding school, and the gardens.

    A Tale of One City: the New Birmingham Papers Reprinted from the "Midland Counties Herald"

  • The effect of this ceremonial was for some quarter of an hour afterwards perfectly paralyzing on the neighbours, and was much enhanced by the worthy lady airing herself for that term in a kind of splendidly serene trance on the top step.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • Captain told her so "splendidly" that her mother was good.

    What Maisie Knew

  • We hear that your husband preached "splendidly," as of course we knew he would, and the next exchange I shall be there to hear as well as to see.

    The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss

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