Word of the Day: Resplendent

resplendent re-splen-dent / ri-ˈsplen-dənt adjective shining brightly; gleaming Work on your strong qualities and become resplendent like the ruby. Rumi, 1207-1273 Etymology From the present active participle replendens, resplendentis of the Latin verb resplendeo, resplendere, a combination of the prefix re (back, again) and the verb splendeo, splendere (shine). Etymology provided by Allen Ward