That, astonishingly, is a typical entry in this splendid literary tapestry.
What happened to the formerly addictive, splendid, elegant costume drama?
He tossed the splendid diadem in the air, and catching it, turned to me smiling.
In July 2008, Frank Bruni of The New York Times gave Oceana a resounding 3-star review, saying “desserts as a whole are splendid.”
The Lights have expanded on the photographs and added a splendid written commentary.
There's a splendid side to that poor lad's nature, if you but knew it.
His residence is at the Porte, where he has one of the splendid palaces.
Portia is a splendid creature, radiant with confidence, hope, and joy.
As the son of God I am from everlasting to everlasting, a splendid being with the universe as my home.
"That's a splendid idea," cried Mollie, overjoyed at the notion.
1620s, probably a shortening of earlier splendidious (early 15c.), from Latin splendidus "magnificent, brilliant," from splendere "be bright, shine, gleam, glisten," from PIE *(s)plend- "bright" (cf. Lithuanian splendziu "I shine," Middle Irish lainn "bright"). An earlier form was splendent (late 15c.).