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Schieffer, by contrast, was more magnanimous and respectful.

Even Rachel Maddow, who wrote her doctoral thesis on AIDS reform in prisons, seemed surprised by the seemingly magnanimous move.

And how has this seemingly magnanimous gesture been received?

As such, he calls for liberals to be magnanimous, recognize trade-offs, and say that this trade-off was worth it.

This means that an agreement, when it finally emerges, will not be uplifting, elegant, and magnanimous.

This man is Jean Biencourt, commonly called Potrincourt, of noble birth and a magnanimous man.

With which magnanimous sentiment he turned on his clumsy heel, and entered his apartment again.

Ah you're so magnanimous that you shall have it for nothing!

Buck had something in him which taught him how to be magnanimous.

These magnanimous sentiments were supported by the vigor of his actions.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to magnanimous, such as: altruistic, charitable, considerate, forgiving, selfless, and unselfish.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.