Word of the Day: Splendor

splen-dor / ˈsplendər noun
  1. brilliancy; luster or intense brightness
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor. Horace, 65 BC- BC  
  1. magnificence; grandeur
The fire that burns a royal palace only enhances its splendor. Nigerian Proverb  
  1. an instance or display of pomp
It is neither wealth not splendor[,] but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826  
  1. gorgeous appearance
Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty. Benjamin Disraeli, 1804-1881