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largesse

noun
variants: also largess

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1 something given to someone without expectation of a return
  • the alumna's huge bequest was an unexpected largess

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“Largesse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/largesse. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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