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Most of the television interviews he’s given as president have gone to Fox News or Fox Business, including a sprawling, generous one Tuesday morning.Parsing Trump’s baffling, head-slapping comments on mask-wearing|Philip Bump|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
I hurriedly filled a plastic container with wet dirt and leaves and added a generous helping of earthworms.How to hunt for star-nosed moles (and their holes)|Kenneth Catania|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
The episode didn’t dull Wall Street’s enthusiasm because investors can rely on TransDigm to send its profits back to shareholders through generous dividends and stock buybacks — nearly $600 million over the past five years.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
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In a series of experiments reported in 2013, researchers tested to see if dancing or chanting together made people feel more generous toward members of their group.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic?|Sujata Gupta|August 14, 2020|Science News
But equally as important, he was a great guy, and a kind and generous friend.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the Senate, the Democrats passed the budget 56-40 with the generous aid of 24 Republicans.
But this is the most generous interpretation, and, I suspect, the one least likely to be internalized by young fans.
Roger Williams lured them with private plane rides, generous consulting contracts and even cash, interviews and records show.
During our interview, he was intense, fast, generous with his time, and thoughtful and expansive with his answers.
So far as I know, she has a very even temper, and is more than generous with all her possessions.Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall|Jean K. Baird
What sadness and difficulty may not his noble and generous spirit have had to encounter!Alida|Amelia Stratton Comfield
“I know already that you can be very brave and generous,” she answered.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He was generous towards his aged parents; was deeply imbued with a sense of religion, and was the foe of vice in every form.
Touched with her troubles, a circle of generous spirits contributed a large sum to her relief.The Young Maiden|A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey