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endowment -- as in: endowment fund
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • For it may be argued with great plausibility that reminiscence is less an endowment than a disease, and that expectation in its only comfortable form—that of absolute faith—is practically an impossibility; whilst in the form of hope and the secondary compounds, patience, impatience, resolve, curiosity, it is a constant fluctuation between pleasure and pain.

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  • We have a ten million dollar endowment to fight Malaria in Ghana.
  • Her generous endowment to the foundation made this work possible.

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