verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of splendor
Examples from the Web for splendor
I had already read the books, but after the TV show came out, I was amazed by the splendor of the costumes.Inside the Obsessive Fantasy World of ‘Game of Thrones’ Cosplay|Amy Zimmerman|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Insulated from ruin, networked into success, failing upward and retiring in splendor are commonplace.
Watch the sky around the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, explode with splendor.Kanye West, Joe Biden, Fred Armison, 2012 Recap, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But anyone wanting the splendor and sordidness of the Renaissance will not be disappointed.
We all remember the trailer: a glittering, era-transcending piece of Baz Luhrman splendor.Great Gatsby Costumes Were Designed By Miuccia Prada|Isabel Wilkinson|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Indians were excited with the wine and the variety and splendor of the presents.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
Everywhere they went along before narrow gates of splendor which only a star of heaven seemed to fling in.Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)|Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
No man was ever induced to propose to a girl by the splendor of her costume.The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms|John A. Cone
All magnificence and splendor of display was carefully avoided in the feast as in the ceremony.The Lost Lady of Lone|E.D.E.N. Southworth
The house we entered was furnished with a degree of splendor of which the external appearance gave no prophecy.Caesar's Column|Ignatius Donnelly
Word Origin and History for splendor
mid-15c., from Middle French esplendour, from Latin splendor "brilliance," from splendere "be bright, shine" (see splendid).