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largess

Noun

1 a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously [syn: largesse]
2 liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit [syn: munificence, largesse, magnanimity, openhandedness]

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /laɹ.ˈdʒɛs/
  • /lQr\"dZEs/

Alternative forms

Noun

  1. generosity in the giving of gifts or money
  2. the gifts or money given in such a way
  3. a benevolent demeanor

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