One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a glorious victory’
illustrious, celebrated, famous, famed, renowned, acclaimed, distinguished, honoured, eminent, excellent, outstanding, great, magnificent, splendid, impressive, noble, supreme, sublime, triumphant
2‘glorious views of the Cotswolds’
wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, sublime, spectacular, lovely, excellent, fine, delightful, enjoyable, pleasurable
informal super, great, smashing, amazing, amazeballs, stunning, fantastic, terrific, tremendous, incredible, sensational, stellar, heavenly, divine, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, awesome, magic, ace, out of this world
British informal brilliant, brill, bosting
North American informal peachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat
NZ Australian informal beaut, bonzer
British informal, dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, ripping, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer
North American informal, dated swell, keen
literary wondrous, beauteous
rare frabjous, splendacious, splendiferous, splendorous
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