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Today's word is:

magnanimous

|magˈnanəməs|

adjective

  • Very generous or forgiving, esp. toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

ORIGIN: mid 16th cent.: from Latin magnanimus (from magnus 'great' + animus 'soul' ) + -ous .