noun 1. a delay or cessation for a time, especially of anything distressing or trying; an interval of relief: to toil without respite. 2. temporary suspension of the execution of a person condemned to death; reprieve. verb (used with object), respited, respiting. 3. to relieve temporarily, especially from anything distressing or trying; give an interval […]
or resplendency [ri-splen-duh ns] /rɪˈsplɛn dəns/ noun 1. a resplendent quality or state; splendor.
adjective 1. shining brilliantly; gleaming; splendid: troops resplendent in white uniforms; resplendent virtues. adjective 1. having a brilliant or splendid appearance
noun 1. See under quetzal (def 1). noun, plural quetzals, quetzales [ket-sah-leys] /kɛtˈsɑ leɪs/ (Show IPA) 1. any of several large Central and South American trogons of the genus Pharomachrus, having golden-green and scarlet plumage, especially P. mocino (resplendent quetzal) the national bird of Guatemala: rare and possibly endangered. 2. a paper money and monetary […]