splendor


splendor
splendorous, splendrous /splen"dreuhs/, adj.
/splen"deuhr/, n.
1. brilliant or gorgeous appearance, coloring, etc.; magnificence: the splendor of the palace.
2. an instance or display of imposing pomp or grandeur: the splendor of the coronation.
3. grandeur; glory; brilliant distinction: the splendor of ancient Greek architecture.
4. great brightness; brilliant light or luster.
v.t.
5. to make splendid by decorating lavishly; adorn.
v.i.
6. to move or proceed with splendor, grandeur, or pomp.
Also, esp. Brit., splendour.
[1400-50; < L splendor, equiv. to splend(ere) to shine + -or -OR1; r. late ME splendure < AF < L, as above]
Syn. 1. show, dash. 3. fame, eminence, renown, celebrity. 4. dazzle, refulgence.
Ant. 1. squalor.

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