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magnific

[mag-nif-ik] /mægˈnɪf ɪk/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
magnificent; imposing.
2.
grandiose; pompous.
Also, magnifical.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; < Latin magnificus grand (see magni-, -fic); replacing earlier magnyfyque < Middle French < Latin as above
Related forms
magnifically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for magnific

magnific

/mæɡˈnɪfɪk/
adjective
1.
(archaic) magnificent, grandiose, or pompous
Derived Forms
magnifically, adverb
Word Origin
C15: via Old French from Latin magnificus great in deeds, from magnus great + facere to do
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