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Straight from the times of the Peloponnesian War, monuments and temples loom in their original splendor.

This splendor is complemented by immense quietude, like nothing I have experienced in months.

It is all around us, if we practice looking for its small splendors.

Brad Wetzler’s adventure road trip through the Silver State turns up a secret-stash playground of backcountry splendor, high-end diversions, and a horizon that never stops beckoning.

In that sense, how life works on Earth, for all of its multivariate splendor across billions of years, may be highly constrained by the specifics of planetary composition and change, from the chemical milieu to asteroid impacts.

I had already read the books, but after the TV show came out, I was amazed by the splendor of the costumes.

Insulated from ruin, networked into success, failing upward and retiring in splendor are commonplace.

He caught wind that Kazan was working on a film about college kids called Splendor in the Grass, and wanted in.

The ceremony at the Nieuwe Kerk on Dam Square should be a model of stately splendor.

Watch the sky around the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, explode with splendor.

He was distinguished for personal courage, as well as taste for elegance and splendor, whence he was called the munificent.

Avoid also speaking of any house where you may have been a guest in terms of overpraise, giving glowing pictures of its splendor.

His very genius and splendor pails upon one, even taking the pictures as worldly pictures.

It is a great building in the Georgian style, rather plain from the outside, but the interior is furnished in great splendor.

And Nerto is taken to the Pope, whom she finds sadly enthroned in all his splendor, and brings him the news of a means of escape.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to splendor, such as: brilliance, grandeur, luster, magnificence, majesty, and pomp.

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