magnificent magnificent  /mæɡ ˈnɪ fə sənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by grandeur

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Leone's magnificent style is all contrasts (huge panoramic shots alternating with tight close-ups, very slow build-ups to lightning-fast action).
  2. Ancient Grand Masters Where do you find some of Europe's most magnificent paintings? Deep below the surface in a cave in the Ardche region of southern France.

News

  1. Spurs vs. Heat Game 7: Complete Viewing Guide for Epic 2013 NBA Finals Matchup

    Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals will have to be one of the most intense and magnificent games of basketball ever played if it lives up to the bar set in Game 6. Fortunately, with the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs involved, anything is possible. These are clearly the two best teams in the league and they bring out the best in one another. They have one final chance to match up, this time with ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Troopers: 'Magnificent 11' show hits the field Friday

    The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps debuts its 2013 show, “Magnificent 11,” on Friday in Mount Sterling, Ky., just outside Lexington.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Casper Star-Tribune

  3. Celebrate Chicago Pride Fest® and Enjoy Complimentary Parking at Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

    CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, a TAG-approved lodging destination, invites everyone celebrating equality to The Windy City for the 2013 Chicago Pride ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Obama called it the "meaning of our liberty and our creed" that those days are no more: "Why men and women and children of every race and every faith can join in celebration across this magnificent Mall, and why a man whose father less than...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. He added: "Casillas has been extraordinary and he made two magnificent stops tonight. Villa is at the top of his form and was right there again - perhaps we could have scored earlier but Villa had the hunger."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: Scottish Daily Record

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