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 for princely
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Princely \Prince"ly\, a.
     1. Of or relating to a prince; regal; royal; of highest rank
        or authority; as, princely birth, character, fortune, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Suitable for, or becoming to, a prince; grand; august;
        munificent; magnificent; as, princely virtues; a princely
        fortune. "Most princely gifts." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Princely \Prince"ly\, adv.
     In a princely manner.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           My appetite was not princely got.        --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  princely
      adj 1: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded
             dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, gilded, grand,
             luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous]
      2: having the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely
         bearing"; "princely manner"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  124 Moby Thesaurus words for "princely":
     Babylonian, Corinthian, ample, aristocratic, august, awe-inspiring,
     awful, barbaric, baronial, big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful,
     chivalrous, courtly, deluxe, dignified, ducal, dynastic, elaborate,
     elegant, elevated, enormous, exalted, extravagant, fancy, fine,
     free, freehanded, freehearted, generous, genteel, gentle,
     gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, giving, glorious, gracious, grand,
     grandiose, grave, great, great of heart, greathearted, handsome,
     heroic, high, high-minded, hospitable, huge, idealistic,
     imperatorial, imperatorious, imperial, imperious, imposing,
     impressive, kinglike, kingly, knightly, ladylike, large,
     largehearted, lavish, liberal, lofty, lordly, luxurious,
     magisterial, magnanimous, magnificent, majestic, monarchal,
     monarchial, monarchic, munificent, noble, noble-minded,
     of gentle blood, of rank, open, openhanded, openhearted, palatial,
     patrician, plush, posh, princelike, profuse, proud, purple,
     queenlike, queenly, quite the lady, regal, ritzy, royal, sedate,
     sober, solemn, sovereign, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous,
     stately, statuesque, stintless, sublime, substantial, sumptuous,
     superb, superfancy, superfine, swank, swanky, swell, titled,
     ungrudging, unselfish, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting, venerable,
     worthy
  
  

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