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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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"What I want is your duty" said Colin more grandly still.
He said this, pressing the hand of Athos, who replied with a smile, "Monseigneur, do not talk so grandly because you happen to have plenty of money.
The window-curtains were of some rare material and the colour of the purple clematis; they swept the floor grandly and suggested a picture of Mary receiving visitors.
I drew up the blind, and saw the sun rising grandly in a clear sky.
Goldsmith now left his garret, took a fine set of rooms, furnished them grandly, and gave dinner-parties and card-parties to his friends.
As the canvas screen fell over him the sharp report of the rifle-firing was suddenly and grandly dominated by the roar of cannon.
The thought brought a little of panic upon it, and when he came upon another policeman lounging grandly in front of a transplendent theatre he caught at the immediate straw of "disorderly conduct."
The Nairobi lions have become world-renowned, and they display themselves very grandly for thrilled visitors, when they pose on top on the stone junction signs.
A GMC display and a BMW R60, both grandly embellished.
It was opened in July 1956 and grandly named the Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium by the then USSR government.
And the next time I saw him he was walking very slowly and grandly along the committee corridor.
Chandu Lal, Minister for Tourism and Culture, told ANI, "We have celebrated the new year grandly and we all looking forward to this kite festival.