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splendid

adjective uk   /ˈsplen.dɪd/ formal us  
C1 excellent, or beautiful and impressive: We had splendid food/a splendid holiday/splendid weather. You look splendid in that outfit.
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splendidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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