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adjective as in free

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They are, as someone has said, "ferociously virtuous," and share in the open-handed generosity of their husbands.

There sounded a sharp ringing "crack," and Dylara staggered back, her left cheek flaming from the force of an open-handed blow.

On the contrary, it is those who have suffered for it, those who have lost by it, who are as a rule most open-handed.

Her usual method of inflicting punishment was by means of an open-handed slap on the side of the head.

For that service old Seth Prentiss paid me a first mates wages; but his son, turning to Ezra, your father, was more open-handed.


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On this page you'll find 304 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to open-handed, such as: big, eager, willing, lavish, liberal, and prodigal.

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