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 (măg-nĭf′ĭk) also mag·nif·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Magnificent.
2. Imposingly large.
3. Exalted.
4. Pompous; grandiloquent.

[Middle English magnifique, from Old French, from Latin magnificus : magnus, great; see meg- in Indo-European roots + -ficus, -fic.]

mag·nif′i·cal·ly adv.


(mæɡˈnɪfɪk) or


archaic magnificent, grandiose, or pompous
[C15: via Old French from Latin magnificus great in deeds, from magnus great + facere to do]
magˈnifically adv


(mægˈnɪf ɪk)

also mag•nif′i•cal,

1. magnificent.
2. grandiose; pompous.
[1480–90; (< Middle French magnifique) < Latin magnificus=magn(us) large + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic]
mag•nif′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
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Thrones, Dominations, Princedomes, Vertues, Powers, If these magnific Titles yet remain Not meerly titular, since by Decree Another now hath to himself ingross't All Power, and us eclipst under the name Of King anointed, for whom all this haste Of midnight march, and hurried meeting here, This onely to consult how we may best With what may be devis'd of honours new Receive him coming to receive from us Knee-tribute yet unpaid, prostration vile, Too much to one, but double how endur'd, To one and to his image now proclaim'd?
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