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large-handed

adjective
1.
generous; profuse
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  • The Commission expected much from the Northwest, both from its earnest patriotism, and its large-handed liberality.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War Linus Pierpont Brockett
  • Hugh Marsden's blunders and large-handed awkwardness were always provocative of mirth, and he took all in such good part.

    Heriot's Choice Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Not since he carried her purse at the London restaurants had he ever exhibited a large-handed kindness to subordinates.

    Mrs. Thompson William Babington Maxwell
  • I pruned trees, shifted flower beds and established berry patches with the large-handed authority of a southern planter.

  • In this almost primeval region the large-handed fashion of primitive transactions is still in vogue.

    The Hidden Places Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • The large-handed and once generous methods of the old range now began to narrow themselves.

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