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  • adj. noble and generous in caring for others


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  • When Zan decided to leave Ted and take that apartment on East Eighty-sixth Street, and then again when she moved to Battery Park City after Matthew disappeared, big-hearted Ted was the one who had helped her get settled both times.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • The work, a big-hearted attempt to dramatize the real problems of climate change and global warming, credits four playwrights, of whom the best-known is the usually tack-sharp Moira Buffini.

    An Embarrassment of Riches

  • We're not the only ones who believe that big-hearted growth holds the key to solving our immediate economic problem.

    At Last A Goal: 4% Growth

  • Among today's many angst-ridden tales, this big-hearted novel stands out for its portrayal of connection and kindness.

    Tricia Springstubb's 'What Happened on Fox Street,' for young readers

  • Specifically, Friday Night Lights, a miracle of a series about big-hearted people in small-town America.

    Roush Review: A Hug Before the Lights Go Out

  • The fact is that there are numerous "peace warriors" out there in their respective fields pioneering change, not slowing down for the consensus and forging forward to promote high-minded, big-hearted, ecologically-sound, sustainable and humanitarian values, which we sorely need in order to preserve our precious Earth and humanity along with all sentient life.

    Mitchell J. Rabin: The Power Of Gathering Empowers Us All

  • Somewhere in the middle of this sequence I realised that this may be the only American movie since 2001 brave or foolhardy enough to take on – to conflate, even – the infinite and the intimate, the cosmic and the cellular, the extraordinary and the infra-ordinary, all in Malick's habitual spirit of big-hearted, symphonic grandeur, steeped in Whitman, Emerson and Yeats.

    Is Terrence Malick assuming Stanley Kubrick's mantle?

  • Once again he sees City as his most direct rivals for a fourth-placed Premier League finish and there is little he likes more than to paint his team as the big-hearted underdogs, a role that they played with no little panache at White Hart Lane against the nine-times European champions.

    Tottenham blocked by Real Madrid but now turn sights on league battle

  • He was a big-hearted person who was full of life and energy, with an adventurous and inquiring mind.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • In a joint statement, the producers of The Kids Are All Right added, “We are so proud of the picture in every way and are thrilled that Focus – a companythat has along history of making groundbreaking films – is bringing this important, big-hearted, and hysterically funny movie to audiences.”

    Sundance 2010: Buyers Purchase TWELVE, HESHER and THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT –


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