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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Very giving.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift. ,a generous portion of pie. ,a generous wine. ,generous soil
  • This seems overgenerous as it only took an hour each way.
  • I got a little overgenerous with them, and last night one of the.
  • I thought it overgenerous, myself; but then, he had Aristotle to consider. for more
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