splendent

[splen-duhnt]
adjective
1.
shining or radiant, as the sun.
2.
gleaming or lustrous, as metal, marble, etc.
3.
brilliant in appearance, color, etc.; gorgeous; magnificent; splendid.
4.
eminent; illustrious.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin splendent- (stem of splendēns), present participle of splendēre to shine; see -ent

splendently, adverb
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splendent (ˈsplɛndənt)
 
adj
1.  shining brightly; lustrous: a splendent sun
2.  famous; illustrious
 
[C15: from Latin splendēns brilliant, from splendēre to shine]

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Each white elephant possesses its pal ace, a vessel of gold and harness re splendent with jewels.
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