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magnanimous
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Catch-22
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  • ’It’s all right,’ said Dunbar magnanimously.
  • Calrnly he struck a wooden match and sucked noisily at his pipe with an eloquent air of benign and magnanimous forgiveness.
  • He was a genial, magnanimous lead navigator who could always forgive the other man in the squadron for denouncing him furiously each time he got lost on a combat mission and led them over concentrations of antiaircraft fire.
  • And it was indeed an objective Peckem who gazed at Colonel Scheisskopf encouragingly and resumed his indoctrination with an attitude of magnanimous forgiveness.

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  • He was magnanimous toward those he conquered.
  • She was conciliatory and magnanimous.

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