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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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I think I'll go and meet her,' said Alice, for, though the flowers were interesting enough, she felt that it would be far grander to have a talk with a real Queen.
His robed form seemed to hang the whole room with classic draperies; his epic gesture seemed to extend it into grander perspectives, till the little black figure of the modern cleric seemed to be a fault and an intrusion, a round, black blot upon some splendour of Hellas.
The soul environs itself with friends that it may enter into a grander self-acquaintance or solitude; and it goes alone for a season, that it may exalt its conversation or society.
I was used to sleeping in the open, under the jewelled dome that seems so much vaster and grander in these wide spaces of the earth.
It had cost seven dollars and a half, and, though it was grander than anything she had dreamed of possessing, the extravagance of it had worried her in a half-guilty way all day.
There does the noble tree fill its place in the forest, loftier, and grander, and richer, and more difficult to imitate, than any of your pitiful pillars, for a thousand years, until the time which the Lord hath given it is full.
I wonder if Marie Antoinette looked all the grander when her gown was darned at the elbows.
The myth has survived for so long thanks to our fascination with the upper classes and they didn't come much grander or fascinating than Lucan.
She is now even grander than the Queen," Kate Middleton's second cousin added.
Influences of grander, more potent efforts, like Paths Of Glory, are obvious as we flash back from the trenches and over the lives of two brothers, played by Jack O'Connell and George MacKay.
As the founder and president of Wild Earth's Children, a Colorado-based organization that provides hands-on experiences in nature, Harrison believes that we can lead our children back to being truly alive and give them a grander reality, but that doing so will take vision and willpower, love and humility, and the strength to believe in them and in ourselves.
Washington, Sept 13 (ANI): Extreme fluctuations detected in the brightness of a nearby brown dwarf could be evidence of a storm grander than any yet detected on a planet, and could yield insights into weather systems on exoplanets, Canadian astronomers including one of Indian-origin say.