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[ US /ˌɛɫəˈmɔsəˌnɛɹi/ ]
  1. generous in assistance to the poor
    philanthropic contributions
    eleemosynary relief
    a benevolent contributor
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How To Use eleemosynary In A Sentence

  • eleemosynary relief
  • An eighth-grade pupil at Jordan School, Clapp became champion by correctly spelling "eleemosynary" and "herbaceous. Sunjournal - Connecting you with your Community
  • Alas, I cannot find it in my eleemosynary nature to weep a solitary tear for this haut bourgeois pretender and his gewgaw-bearing mate. Archive 2007-07-01
  • He was a business visionary; she was an eleemosynary visionary. We Remember - Isabelle Charlotte Weinstein Goldenson, 1921 - 2005
  • Also "eleemosynary", though not in the same sentence. languagehat.com: BEAT THE JUDGE.
  • • Let's start with our eleemosynary friends at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley, whose CEOs testified before a bi-partisan Congressional Committee on the financial crisis last week. Adam Hanft: The Haiti Tragedy: Why Is There Digital Silence?
  • But here again a great swath of Americans whose sense of personal identity and pride was tied to their eleemosynary activities in their communities are now bereft of even this intrinsically important part of their lives. Raymond J. Learsy: Krugman Takes On the Angry Rich But Misses Their Pompous Pieties
  • To the town-folks Torrini perhaps vaguely suggested hand-organs and eleemosynary pennies; but Richard never looked at the straight-limbed, handsome fellow without recalling the Phrygian-capped sailors of the Mediterranean. The Stillwater Tragedy
  • He has got two chances to donate for the eleemosynary corporation.
  • Yesterday's term was eleemosynary, which is defined as: Define That Term #2!
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