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SPLENDID, adjective [Latin , to shine. See Plain.]

1. Properly, shining; very bright; as a splendid sun. Hence,

2. Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as a splendid palace; a splendid procession; a splendid equipage; a splendid feast or entertainment.

3. Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; as a splendid victory.

4. Illustrious; famous; celebrated; as a splendid reputation.