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Word: munificent

Definition: very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience


Sentences Containing 'munificent'

Again: Tellson's was a munificent house, and extended great liberality to old customers who had fallen from their high estate.
King John of England, for example, appears to have been a most munificent benefactor to his towns.
The salary of his new position, four rubles a week, was a munificent one for those days; and at first many of the older members of the community objected to so young a rabbi.
Trapp notes that the fact that "100 grandiose history paintings included in itself proclaimed a munificent government patronage", for aside from a few affluent competitors like GĂ©ricault, only those favoured by a major commission could afford the outlay of time, energy and money necessary for undertakings of this kind.

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