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magnanimous
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
kind and generous in spirit — especially toward those defeated in battle
  • "They are better women than I," she replied, magnanimously sticking to her resolve.
    3 — The Rally (86% in)
  • Izz spoke with a magnanimous abandonment of herself to the situation; she could not be—no woman with a heart bigger than a hazel-nut could be—antagonistic to Tess in her presence, the influence which she exercised over those of her own sex being of a warmth and strength quite unusual, curiously overpowering the less worthy feminine feelings of spite and rivalry.
    5 — The Woman Pays (90% in)

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