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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MUNIFICENTLY

He had brought them in a private car and taken care of them munificently.

In return, several men were sent to La Salle, munificently laden with provisions and other gifts.

We are supplied with them most generously and munificently by the people.

The patronage of great nobles was munificently exercised in the cause of education.

He was munificently rewarded for his labour by a present of 5,000.

Oh, reward him well, lavishly, munificently; but send him away!

It was Charles who escorted the errant lady into Lille, but later the duke himself entertained her munificently.

I applaud those benevolent societies which munificently encouraged that work.

The old man laboured diligently at his statue, and allowed her little rest; but he paid her munificently, and she was contented.

These troops were munificently dissuaded from their purpose by the Christian feudatories.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, back-formation from munificence, or else from Latin munificent-, stem of munificus "bountiful, liberal, generous" (see munificence).

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