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Sample sentences for the GRE study word magnanimity

magnanimity can be used as a noun

1.I do not anticipate a refusal, knowing the magnanimity of him with whom it rests. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2.Her magnanimity provoked his tears he wept wildly, kissing her supporting hands, and yet could not summon courage to speak out. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
3.Yes, you're a wonderful husband" she said, with a meaning and affable air, as though she were bestowing an order of magnanimity on him for his conduct to his wife. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4.The latter spared him, and this magnanimity Bonaparte subsequently repaid by death. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.He was himself carried away by the tone of magnanimity he intended to adopt toward Moscow. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.As it is we have played at war--that's what's vile We play at magnanimity and all that stuff. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
7.How I snuffed that Tartar air--how I spurned that turnpike earth--that common highway all over dented with the marks of slavish heels and hoofs and turned me to admire the magnanimity of the sea which will permit no records. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
8."If there was none of this magnanimity in war, we should go to war only when it was worth while going to certain death, as now. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Having similarly explained his views and his magnanimity to Tutolmin, he dispatched that old man also to Petersburg to negotiate. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

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