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

  Capacious \Ca*pa"cious\ (k[.a]*p[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. capax,
     -acis, fr. capere to take. See Heave.]
     1. Having capacity; able to contain much; large; roomy;
        spacious; extended; broad; as, a capacious vessel, room,
        bay, or harbor.
        [1913 Webster]
              In the capacious recesses of his mind. --Bancroft.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Able or qualified to make large views of things, as in
        obtaining knowledge or forming designs; comprehensive;
        liberal. "A capacious mind." --Watts.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: large in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "capacious":
     abundant, ample, amplitudinous, broad, commodious, comprehensive,
     copious, deep, expandable, expansive, extended, extending,
     extensile, extensive, far-reaching, generous, infinite, plentiful,
     roomy, spacious, spreading, vast, voluminous, wide, widespread

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