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magnanimous
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
kind and generous in spirit — especially toward those defeated in battle
  • His majesty, who is a most magnanimous prince, was less daunted than I could expect: he ordered me to return it into the scabbard, and cast it on the ground as gently as I could, about six feet from the end of my chain.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (30% in)
  • But, instead of proposals for conquering that magnanimous nation, I rather wish they were in a capacity, or disposition, to send a sufficient number of their inhabitants for civilizing Europe, by teaching us the first principles of honour, justice, truth, temperance, public spirit, fortitude, chastity, friendship, benevolence, and fidelity.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (95% in)

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