largesses

largess

[lahr-jes, lahr-jis]
noun
1.
generous bestowal of gifts.
2.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
3.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
Also, largesse.


Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English largesse < Old French; see large, -ice

large, largess.
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largess

noun
1. a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously 
2. liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit [syn: munificence
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