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  • adv. In a resplendent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a resplendent manner; with brilliant luster; with great brightness.

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

  • adv. in an impressively beautiful manner


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  • Pundits everywhere, and there are great wandering hordes of them, have been out-flanked by Sky's founding duo over the past 20 years, from Alan Shearer parading his urgent banalities like a man compulsively shouting out his name or the day of the week on the bus, to half-pundits such as Dwight Yorke, who seems resplendently nailed into his chair, a gleaming, murmuring royal prisoner.

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  • This Model resplendently demonstrates how profoundly pain has the capacity to negatively impact every aspect of life.

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  • Four men—all resplendently dressed, with feather sprays at their shoulders, copper breastplates, leather forearm cuffs, thick layers of shell necklaces, and clean aprons—stood just behind the central fire.

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  • Nature here is as immeasurable as in the "well" poem, but "she" is still resplendently present and active.

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  • With Fat City glowing on the step for the bronze medal for films about sport, the silver I happily award to the resplendently glorious all-singing all-dancing delight which Bollywood gave us in 2001 – Lagaan, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, a knowing, smiling metaphor for the colonial British Raj to learn a lesson.

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  • But my dislike of the resplendently righteous springs from a deeper source.

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  • This, in turn, might have been due to the fact that he shone so resplendently with women as to cast his fellows in eclipse; for otherwise, in his intercourse with men, he was all that a man could wish.

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  • Along with the immobile parade of frocks – coolly understated in her Hollywood days, later more floridly matronly, then resplendently vulgar in the jewelled outfits she chose for charity balls – there are other relics detached from the body that wore them.

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  • The leaders of TARP-supported banks, Ms. Carnoy included, like to point out how much the federal government made by investing in Wall Street, but not, of course, how resplendently Wall Street would have collapsed without the investment.

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  • On March 15, 2010, the collective "wisdom" of our elected representatives was resplendently displayed in a letter essentially demanding the Obama administration consider a revival of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act. Only in this case Washington would not be targeting all foreign imports, just those from China.

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