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He could not restore the magnificence of Imperial Russia without its former land acquisitions — and without its supposed former people.

Numbers are easier to understand than music, so when we try to explain the magnificence of Adele, we tend to bombard each other with digits.

The magnificence of whales, like the magnificence of cathedrals, has a unique ability to infuse us with awe.

For the first time, I got a sense of the magnificence and prestige of the company.

From Fortune

That very magnificence remains a measure of what a single gun can destroy.

Magnificence By Lydia Millet A woman moves into an old house full of taxidermy in the aftermath of trauma.

Suddenly, she questions, "Who wants to live like that anymore, all that majesty and magnificence?"

The magnificence of our legal system, your Honor, is that we do not seek an eye for an eye.

The graceful flying-fish, like a fair white bird, goes glancing above the blue magnificence of the tropical seas.

He would not want to exchange his splendid father for all the glory and magnificence of the king's court.

Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.

Thomas Sanchez, a Spanish Jesuit, died, and was buried with extraordinary magnificence.

I could observe groups and clusters of coloured coral and madrepore-stone, whose magnificence challenges all description.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magnificence, such as: elegance, greatness, richness, splendor, beauty, and brilliance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.