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    #1

    All the more

    The significance of his response was therefore purely subjective, but all the more generous for that.

    What's the meaning of this sentence?

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    #2

    Re: All the more

    Context?

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    Re: All the more

    Setting aside the fact that Anna the Second’s purview was solely confined to the building of which she was the duly appointed caretaker, Dyk Sr. had nothing in particular to hide from the regime. The significance of his response was therefore purely subjective, but all the more generous for that; it’s good to rouse one’s heroism from time to time, even if only hypothetically.

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    #4

    Re: All the more

    His response was all the more generous for being subjective. It was more generous because it was subjective.

    I hope that helps.

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    #5

    Re: All the more

    What's the meaning of 'generous'? Lavish, I guess?

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    #6

    Re: All the more

    A person who is generous is willing to give to others. You can be generous with your time, with your money, with your praise.

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    #7

    Re: All the more

    His response was not motivated by personal gain, which made it valuable in the context.

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