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largess

or largesse

[lahr-jes, lahr-jis] /lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs/
noun
1.
generous bestowal of gifts.
2.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
3.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
Origin of largess
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English largesse < Old French; see large, -ice
Can be confused
large, largess.
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