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  • 1 Magnificent — «Magnificent» Sencillo de U2 del álbum No Line on the Horizon Publicación 4 de mayo de 2009 Formato Vinilo de 7, CD. Género(s) Rock Dur …

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  • 2 Magnificent — may refer to: HMS Magnificent, Royal Navy ships HMCS Magnificent (CVL 21), a Canadian ship Magnificent (Rick Ross song), a song by Rick Ross from his 2009 album Deeper Than Rap Magnificent (U2 song), a song by U2 from their 2009 album No Line on… …

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  • 3 Magnificent — Mag*nif i*cent, a. [See {Magnificence}.] 1. Doing grand things; admirable in action; displaying great power or opulence, especially in building, way of living, and munificence. [1913 Webster] A prince is never so magnificent As when he s sparing… …

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  • 4 magnificent — (adj.) mid 15c., from O.Fr. magnificent, a back formation from L. magnificentior, comparative of magnificus great, elevated, noble, distinguished, lit. doing great deeds (see MAGNIFICENCE (Cf. magnificence)) …

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  • 5 magnificent — [mag nif′ə sənt] adj. [OFr < LL magnificens: see MAGNIFICENCE] 1. beautiful in a grand or stately way; rich or sumptuous, as in construction, decoration, form, etc. 2. exalted: said of ideas, etc., and also of some former rulers, as Lorenzo… …

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  • 6 magnificent — index elegant, meritorious, proud (self respecting) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 magnificent — imposing, stately, majestic, august, noble, grandiose, *grand Analogous words: *splendid, resplendent, glorious, sublime, superb: opulent, sumptuous, luxurious: ostentatious, pretentious, *showy Antonyms: modest Contrasted words: *mean, abject,… …

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  • 8 magnificent — [adj] glorious, wonderful arresting, august, brilliant, chivalric, commanding, elegant, elevated, exalted, excellent, fine, glittering, gorgeous, grand, grandiose, highminded, imperial, imposing, impressive, lavish, lofty, luxurious, magnanimous …

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  • 9 magnificent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) impressively beautiful, elaborate, or extravagant. 2) very good; excellent. DERIVATIVES magnificently adverb. ORIGIN Latin magnificus, from magnus great …

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  • 10 magnificent — 01. There was a [magnificent] sunset this evening. 02. The view from the top of Mount Washington on a clear day is [magnificent] you can see for miles and miles. 03. We visited a [magnificent] castle that was built during the Crusades. 04. They… …

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  • 11 magnificent — magnificently, adv. magnificentness, n. /mag nif euh seuhnt/, adj. 1. making a splendid appearance or show; of exceptional beauty, size, etc.: a magnificent cathedral; magnificent scenery. 2. extraordinarily fine; superb: a magnificent… …

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  • 12 magnificent — adjective Date: 15th century 1. great in deed or exalted in place used only of former famous rulers < Lorenzo the Magnificent > 2. marked by stately grandeur and lavishness < a magnificent way of life > 3. sumptuous in structure and adornment < a …

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  • 13 magnificent — /mægˈnɪfəsənt / (say mag nifuhsuhnt) adjective 1. making a splendid appearance or show: a magnificent cathedral. 2. extraordinarily fine; superb: a magnificent opportunity. 3. noble; sublime: a magnificent poem. 4. great in deeds (now only as a… …

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  • 14 magnificent — [[t]mægnɪ̱fɪsənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that something or someone is magnificent, you mean that you think they are extremely good, beautiful, or impressive. ...a magnificent country house in wooded grounds. ...magnificent views over the San… …

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  • 15 magnificent — mag•nif•i•cent [[t]mægˈnɪf ə sənt[/t]] adj. 1) splendid or impressive in appearance 2) very fine; superb: magnificent weather[/ex] 3) noble; sublime 4) (usu. cap.) (formerly used as a title) Lorenzo the Magnificent[/ex] 5) lavish: a magnificent… …

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  • 16 magnificent — mag|nif|i|cent [mægˈnıfısənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: magnificus very impressive, excellent , from magnus great ] very good or beautiful, and very impressive ▪ a magnificent performance ▪ The twelve mile coastline has magnificent… …

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  • 17 magnificent — adjective extremely impressive because of being very big, beautiful etc: The view from the summit was magnificent. | a magnificent collection of Mexican art | her magnificent mane of red hair magnificently adverb magnificence noun (U) …

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  • 18 magnificent — adjective 1) a magnificent view of the mountains Syn: splendid, spectacular, impressive, striking, glorious, superb, majestic, awesome, awe inspiring, breathtaking Ant: uninspiring 2) a magnificent apartment ov …

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  • 19 magnificent — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ADVERB ▪ really, truly ▪ absolutely, simply ▪ an absol …

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  • 20 magnificent — mag|nif|i|cent [ mæg nıfısənt ] adjective * very impressive and beautiful, good, or skillful: It was so exciting to see these magnificent creatures in the wild. She gave a magnificent performance. ╾ mag|nif|i|cence noun uncount ╾… …

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