Areas that have been fenced to keep out the goats, says Kröpelin, have seen vegetation rebound, and are greener than ever before.
In many instances, the more expensive, greener versions of the basic coupes and sedans are doing well.
Sharansky eventually left the party, moving on to greener pastures.
Vitale did not always have the discipline to resist the temptation to leave for greener pastures.
At this point, ELF actions died down, and Pickering—along with McGowan, and several others—moved on to greener pastures.
But one was (most dishonestly) too big to cuff in spite of his greener years.
The Dutch polder are not flatter or greener than are these intervening meadows.
Above, on the bank, and greener than the grass, grew moss at the roots of ash-stoles and wherever there was shelter.
The mountain is green-grey, colder and greener towards the summit.
It is pleasant to notice the wide circle of greener grass beneath the circumference of an overshadowing oak.
Old English grene "green, young, immature, raw," earlier groeni, from West Germanic *gronja- (cf. Old Saxon grani, Old Frisian grene, Old Norse grænn, Danish grøn, Dutch groen, Old High German gruoni, German grün), from PIE root *ghre- "grow" (see grass), through sense of "color of living plants."
Meaning "a field, grassy place" was in Old English. Sense of "of tender age, youthful" is from early 15c.; hence "gullible" (c.1600). The color of jealousy at least since Shakespeare (1596); "Greensleeves," ballad of an inconstant lady-love, is from 1570s. Green light in figurative sense of "permission" is from 1937. Green and red as signals on railways first attested 1883, as nighttime substitutes for semaphore flags. Green beret originally "British commando" is from 1949. Green room "room for actors when not on stage" is from 1701; presumably a well-known one was painted green.
Old English grenian (see green (n.,adj.)). Related: Greened; greening.