If you ever receive something that's munificent, you must be sure to thank the giver with a handwritten note. After all, munificent means very generous or lavish — and you don't want to seem ungrateful.
In Wuthering Heights, what does munificent mean?
The root of the word lies in munificus, Latin for bountiful or generous.
In Wuthering Heights, housekeeper Nelly Dean is reluctant to leave 5-year-old Hareton in order to accompany newly married (and very spoiled) Catherine to her new home:
When I refused to go, and when [Catherine] found her entreaties did not move me, she went lamenting to her husband and brother. The former offered me munificent wages; the latter ordered me to pack up: he wanted no women in the house....