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