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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmagnanimousmag‧nan‧i‧mous /mæɡˈnænɪməs/ adjective  GENEROUSkind and generous, especially to someone that you have defeated a magnanimous gesturemagnanimously adverbmagnanimity /ˌmæɡnəˈnɪməti/ noun [uncountable]
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magnanimousThis might seem excessively saintly and magnanimous.In a magnanimous fit of estate planning, Cook elects to divide the farm between his three daughters.A magnanimous gesture from the founders of the Open Software Foundation is needed now to heal any lingering breeches in the industry.It was a magnanimous gesture on their part.Mr Clinton is likely to be magnanimous in his attitude to Mr Major.Mrs Aquino now has to decide whether she should be magnanimous in victory or punish those behind the mutiny.It was representative of the whole day: accomplished speakers chased answers to magnanimous questions.At second hand we could have enjoyed the thrill of dangerous living or shown magnanimous sympathy with the victims of oppression.Instead he was extremely magnanimous towards Anna which irritated her further, and made her repulsed by everything to do with him.
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