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princely

adjective
     
prince‧ly [only before noun]
1 a princely amount of money is very large - often used humorously to mean a very small amount of money:
My savings had now reached the princely sum of £30.
a far from princely salary
2 formal impressive or generous:
princely buildings
A princely welcome awaited them.
3PGO belonging or relating to a prince:
a princely state

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