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munificent


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Munificent  \Mu*nif"i*cent\,  a.  [L.  munificus  munus  service, 
  gift  +  -ficare  (in  comp.)  to  make  Cf  {Immunity},  {-fy}.] 
  Very  liberal  in  giving  or  bestowing;  lavish;  as  a  munificent 
  benefactor.  --  {Mu*nif"i*cent*ly},  adv 
 
  Syn:  Bounteous;  bountiful;  liberal;  generous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  munificent 
  adj  :  very  generous;  "distributed  gifts  with  a  lavish  hand";  "the 
  critics  were  lavish  in  their  praise";  "a  munificent 
  gift";  "his  father  gave  him  a  half-dollar  and  his 
  mother  a  quarter  and  he  thought  them  munificent"; 
  "prodigal  praise";  "unsparing  generosity";  "his 
  unstinted  devotion";  "called  for  unstinting  aid  to 
  Britain"  [syn:  {lavish},  {overgenerous},  {prodigal},  {too-generous}, 
  {unsparing},  {unstinted},  {unstinting}] 




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