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largess

lar·gess (lar·gesse)

largess (largesse)

 
 
pronunciation:
lar jes [or] lar jes
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: liberality in giving, esp. money, and often with an implication of the giver's superiority.
The artist appreciated his wealthy patron's largess, but he feared he was losing his independence.
synonyms:
bounty, generosity, liberality, munificence
antonyms:
stinginess
similar words:
altruism, beneficence, charity, heart, magnanimity, philanthropy, unselfishness
definition 2: a generous gift or donation.
synonyms:
bounty, liberality
similar words:
alms, beneficence, bestowal, contribution, donation, generosity, gift, offering, philanthropy, present
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