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splen•dor



Pronunciation: (splen'dur), [key]
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.
to make splendid by decorating lavishly; adorn.

v.i.
to move or proceed with splendor, grandeur, or pomp. Also, esp. Brit.,splen'dour.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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