magnificent


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 are quite rich, and live in a [magnificent] old mansion on the seaside.
05. The African lion is a [magnificent] creature, proud and strong.
06. We spent the week skiing the [magnificent] slopes of Mt. Whistler.
07. The chefs prepared a [magnificent] dinner for the Queen and her guests.
08. Watching the sun set over the pyramids is a [magnificent] sight.
09. Beckman played [magnificently] in the final, and was chosen the most valuable player of the tournament.
10. The [magnificence] of Serengeti Park is something that I will never forget.
11. On joining Neil Armstrong on the moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin exclaimed, "Beautiful! Beautiful! [Magnificent] desolation."
12. Henry Miller once wrote, "The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably [magnificent] world in itself."
13. Theodore Parker once suggested that [magnificent] promises are always to be suspected.
14. Kenya has developed a [magnificent] system of national parks to protect its wildlife.
15. In 1814, a [magnificent] stone sculpture of the Buddha was unearthed in a jungle on the Indonesian island of Java.
16. Visitors to South Africa have a number of choices, ranging from [magnificent] beaches to some of the world's most famous game parks and nature reserves.
17. The new King was given a [magnificent] welcome on his first visit to New Zealand.
18. Harry Emerson Fosdick once remarked that it is [magnificent] to grow old if one keeps young.
19. The [magnificent] Neuschwanstein Castle is probably the most famous sight in Germany.

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