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magnanimous •Lammas • Cadmus • Las Palmaschiasmus, Erasmus •Nostradamus •famous, ignoramus, Seamus, shamus •Polyphemus, Remus •grimace • Michaelmas •Christmas, isthmus •litmus •animus, equanimous, magnanimous, pusillanimous, unanimous •anonymous, eponymous, Hieronymus, pseudonymous, synonymous •Septimus •Mimas, primus, thymus, timeous •Thomas •enormous, ginormous •brumous, hummus, humous, humus, spumous, strumous •blasphemous •bigamous, polygamous, trigamous •endogamous, monogamous •calamus, hypothalamus, thalamus •venomous •autonomous, bonhomous, heteronomous •Pyramus •dichotomous, hippopotamus, trichotomous •Thermos

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mag·nan·i·mous / magˈnanəməs/ • adj. very generous or forgiving, esp. toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself. DERIVATIVES: mag·na·nim·i·ty / ˌmagnəˈnimətē/ n. mag·nan·i·mous·ly adv.

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magnanimous XVI. f. L. magnanimus, f. magnus great + animus mind. See MAGNITUDE, ANIMAL, -OUS.
So magnanimity XIV. — (O)F. — L.