- n a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
- n liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
- The congregation's weekly largesse helped to keep the church open.
- Government largess to the failing banks is inexplicable.
- In addition, the Holy Jihad Brigades is hoping that by staging a high-publicity kidnapping of foreigners, they may attract the largess of the Lebanese militia group, Hizballah.
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- Timber! There goes another tax break
Pennsylvania already has a forest of tax exemptions for narrow special interests favored by lawmakers so, perhaps, it makes sense to include the timber industry in the largess. The House Finance Committee has approved a bill introduced by Rep. Matt Gable
June 13, 2013 - The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
- Sally Satel in BlueRidgeNow.com
I can't imagine anyone more worthy of public largess than a veteran,said Dr. Sally Satel, a psychiatrist and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative policy group, who has written on PTSD "But as a clinician, it is...
- John Warner in Kansas City Star
Warner said the United States already had "made a tremendous sacrifice in our nation of life and limb and largess" to establish Iraq's sovereignty, and that now Iraqi forces should stop the violence.
- Sarah Palin in North Country Public Radio
In her address -- trumpeted on conservative and mainstream media across the US -- Palin warned Americans "be wary of accepting government largess. It doesn't come free."