magnanimous


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willing to give of oneself and one's possessions

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noble and generous in spirit

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generous and understanding and tolerant

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Guppy, "I have got into that state of mind myself that I wish for a reciprocity of magnanimous behaviour.
"Very magnanimous indeed, sir," observed my guardian.
Guppy with candour, "my wish is to BE magnanimous. I do not consider that in making this offer to Miss Summerson I am by any means throwing myself away; neither is that the opinion of my friends.
"And that is your lace-mender?" said he; "and you reckon you have done a fine, magnanimous thing in offering to marry her?
One fine day, this magnanimous old gentleman was agreeably surprised at the receipt of the following letter:-
I have often puzzled myself to imagine why it was that "Old Charley" came to the conclusion to say nothing about having received the wine from his old friend, but I could never precisely understand his reason for the silence, although he had some excellent and very magnanimous reason, no doubt.
"For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted." The second story counsels us to be magnanimous in inviting certain people to our party.
On the surface, this is truly a magnanimous gesture from the government - gifting those who used to fight against it in various armed encounters with the country's military forces.
He called on the victorious governor and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to be magnanimous in victory and make concrete moves towards inclusive governance as may be necessary.
This has possible by magnanimous from Mick The Verve's Ashcroft The dispute centred around a four-second sample of an Andrew Loog Oldham 1965 orchestral recording of The Last Time, which was used as a loop in the backing track.
Andanar also urged poll winners to be magnanimous in victory while those who lost to accept defeat.
The vicar, however, remained magnanimous. He told NorthWalesLive: "I am grateful to the council for considering this.
Prime Minister Imran's magnanimous gesture in releasing the captured Indian pilot is a decision that has been hailed and welcomed internationally as a measure to de-escalate tensions in South Asia.
As Mr Ali has mentioned, 'critics of elite philanthropy thus remain skeptical of the seemingly magnanimous acts whereby business dynasties and corporate leaders aim to shield themselves from scrutiny over low tax rates, inadequate workers' pay and unjustifiable monopolies.' There is always a motive behind the charity work rich businessmen do, and the earlier we realise it the better.
It is very magnanimous of the traffic warden to forgive his assailants, but this does not exonerate his attackers or of the image that it gives of our great city.