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lar·gessalso lar·gesse (lär-zhĕs′, -jĕs′, lär′jĕs′)
a. Liberality in bestowing gifts, especially in a lofty or condescending manner.
b. Money or gifts bestowed.
2. Generosity of spirit or attitude.
[Middle English largesse, from Old French, from large, generous, from Latin largus.]
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or lar•gesse(lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs)
1. generous bestowal of gifts.
2. the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
3. Obs. generosity; liberality.
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|Noun||1.||largess - a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously|
gift - something acquired without compensation
|2.||largess - liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit|
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