Definitions

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  • adj. Splendid, having splendor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Splendid.

Etymologies

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splendor +‎ -ous

Examples

  • It was a splendrous wooden edifice with a wide porch and a fine staircase of wood.

    False Front

  • On the walls great iron hooks called attention to the absence of the copper vessels which used to be the splendrous glory of this conventional kitchen.

    The Dead Command From the Spanish Los Muertos Mandan

  • It had been two centuries since the Febrers, forgotten on the sea where there was no longer any commerce, and where only poor padrones and fishermen's sons now made war, had given themselves up to investing their name with a splendrous luxury, which gradually ruined them.

    The Dead Command From the Spanish Los Muertos Mandan

  • But where the rills ran off to the continuous swamps the leafage started up in splendrous versatility.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • The fond, mute gaze of these splendrous Oriental orbs agitated him, perturbed him, and made him feel like dying with flushes of heat and fits of cold shivers.

    Tartarin of Tarascon

  • 'Twas a splendrous matter, and worth seeing; but as cold as charity.

    Robin Tremayne A Story of the Marian Persecution

  • Oh story of splendrous fate, of infinite resurrection and uplifting, of sun and breeze, of organ blasts and exultation, for the heart of every man and woman, whatsoever the bitterness of its care or the weight of its care, if it be such as the Book itself has held it from age to age!

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • Yet, Queen of all the earth, give thanks for such a splendrous crown!

    Poems

  • Distinct and chast, the splendrous < 87.2 > counterfeit < 87.3 >

    The Lucasta Poems

  • "Only the love for this splendrous being can give freedom to a warriors spirit ~ and freedom is joy, efficiency and abandon in the face of any odds.

    BEING ON THE EXPRESS VS THE LOCAL

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