resplendent

Definition: Very bright, dazzling, magnificent

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The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, Allusions, References ... - By Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, Mrs. Ellen Maria Elizabeth Cobham (Brewer) Hayman
...Began to bloom ... With the \* ... Um spirits elect Bind their resplendent locks ....
Hilda Lessways - By Arnold Bennett
...The resplendent male awaited her in the death-cold room ....
Rhoda Fleming - By George Meredith
...I am Edward 's ` resplendent wife . '...
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton
...As he moved away he saw Lawrence Lefferts, tall and resplendent, leading his wife up to be introduced; and heard Gertrude Lefferts say, as she beamed on the Countess with her large unperceiving smile : `` But I think we used to go to dancing-school together when we were children--. "...
The count of Monte-Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas
...The morning 's sun rose clear and resplendent, gilding the heavens, and even the foamy waves with its bright refulgent beams ....
The Prince and the Pauper - By Mark Twain
...Tom Canty, splendidly arrayed, mounted a prancing war-steed, whose rich trappings almost reached to the ground; his `` uncle, " the Lord Protector Somerset, similarly mounted, took place in his rear; the King 's Guard formed in single ranks on either side, clad in burnished armor; after the Protector followed a seemingly interminable procession of resplendent nobles attended by their vassals; after these came the lord mayor and the aldermanic body, in crimson velvet robes, and with their gold chains across their breasts; and after these the officers and members of all the guilds of London, in rich raiment, and bearing the showy banners of the several corporations ....
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton, Philip M. Parker
...As he moved away he saw Lawrence Lefferts, tall and resplendent, leading his wife up to be introduced; and heard Gertrude Lefferts say, as she beamed on the Countess with her large unperceiving smile : `` But I think we used to go to dancing-school together when we were children--. "...
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - By James Joyce
...-- Adam and Eve were then created by God and placed in Eden, in the plain of Damascus, that lovely garden resplendent with sunlight and color, teeming with luxuriant vegetation ....
Of Human Bondage - By William Somerset Maugham
...He had formed a style for himself by a close imitation of Sir Thomas Browne; he used elaborate sentences, carefully balanced, and obsolete, resplendent words : it gave his writing an appearance of individuality ....
Ben-Hur - By Lew Wallace, Joseph Autier
...The coming of the beautiful horses and resplendent chariot drew Ben-Hur to look at the driver with increased interest ....
Sons and Lovers - By David Herbert Lawrence, John Albert Macy
...But now the young man talked only of the dances to which he went with his betrothed, and the different resplendent clothes she wore; or he told his mother with glee how they went to the theater like great swells ....
Washington Square - By Henry James
...To Catherine he appeared resplendent; it was some time before she could believe again that this beautiful young man was her own exclusive property ....
Middlemarch - By George Eliot
...` Just so, ` answered Don Quixote ` and that resplendent object is the helmet of Mambrino . ' " "...
Villette - By Charlotte Bront
...The skies hang full and dark--a rack sails from the west; the clouds cast themselves into strange forms--arches and broad radiations; there rise resplendent mornings--glorious, royal, purple as monarch in his state; the heavens are one flame; so wild are they, they rival battle at its thickest--so bloody, they shame Victory in her pride ....
Summer - By Edith Wharton
...Charity could not believe that Springfield or even Boston had anything grander to show, and she wondered if, at this very moment, Annabel Balch, on the arm of as brilliant a young man, were threading her way through scenes as resplendent ....