Use Fancy Words: resplendent

Fancy word Everygirls should know: resplendent

Why we chose this fancy word:
We heard the word resplendent while watching Kate and Leopold and a. didn’t know what it meant and b. thought it sounded pretty fancy. Since looking it up, we’ve found ourselves using it regularly, because who doesn’t love an elegant way to add a shiny new word to their vocabulary?

“He’ll be ready, my lord. I assure you.” – Otis
“I don’t want him ready. I want him resplendent!” – Uncle Millard

Definition: resplendent (adj.) pronunciation: ri-splen-duhnt

  1. shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid
  2. having a brilliant or splendid appearance

Synonyms: beaming, brilliant, dazzling, gleaming, glittering, glossy, luminous, lustrous, refulgent, splendorous

Use this word in a sentence: She looked resplendent in her new sparkly dress.

definition via dictionary.reference.com