After years of Venezuelans smuggling cheap gas into Colombia for generous profits, Venezuela closes the whole border each night.
Here is what I always loved about him: he was contemplative, playful, curious, generous, and a sensualist with style.
For example: “Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.”
While perhaps not generous, that was far more than the average bus rider, who earned just $15,000 a year.
Yes, and a terrible lie—designed to gull money from a generous, unsuspecting public.
She was a shrewd child and a generous one when her sympathies were aroused.
He looked absently at the sandwich, and bit a generous semicircle into it.
In fact the donors, considering their circumstances, were generous.
But he was a generous man and all meanness of spirit was foreign to his soul.
This strong emotion, however, had its spring in no generous source.
1580s, "of noble birth," from Middle French généreux, from Latin generosus "of noble birth," figuratively "magnanimous, generous," from genus (genitive generis) "race, stock" (see genus). Secondary senses of "unselfish" (1690s) and "plentiful" (1610s) were present in French and in Latin. Related: Generously; generousness.