great-hearted


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great-hearted

adj
benevolent or noble; magnanimous
ˌgreat-ˈheartedly adv
ˌgreat-ˈheartedness n
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great-hearted

adjective
Willing to give of oneself and one's possessions:
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great-hearted

[ˈgreɪtˈhɑːtɪd] ADJvaliente
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great-hearted

[ˌgreɪtˈhɑːtɪd] adjmagnanimo/a
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And he wedded the dear child of the great-hearted Iobates, the worshipful king....
Verily Sarpedon reigned mightily over wide Lycia and ruled very many cities filled with people, wielding the sceptre of Zeus: and great honour followed him, which his father gave him, the great-hearted shepherd of the people.
The goal is to graduate "'great-hearted' young men and women who possess a sense of destiny and purpose that is directed to the service of the greater good." (6) This is one prong of Great Hearts' mission; the other is the network's growth nationwide.