(1) Even if a population increasingly worried about its jobs actually spends those munificent $300 and $600 checks, the money will largely go for imports.(2) Who does not desire to be hospitable to his friends, generous to the poor, liberal to all, munificent to his children, and to be himself free from the carking fear which poverty creates?(3) Possibly called Philip after his uncle Philip Sidney, he was a munificent patron and lifelong benefactor of the artist Van Dyck and playwright Philip Massinger.(4) They were munificent patrons of artists, poets and scholars.(5) He seems like an exceptionally considerate and munificent boy.(6) Perhaps chief amongst these has been the creation in 1994 of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada with a munificent gift of some $10 million from the CRB Foundation to be matched by McGill University.(7) This gave him a munificent remuneration package of ├ö├®┬╝343,000 when he resigned in July.(8) Admidst family, friends and fireworks, the munificent Michael swept 29-year-old Ms Murphy off her feet with a specially designed marquise cut diamond solitaire.(9) That position includes not only a munificent salary, but travel opportunities.(10) For his trouble, the new chairman will receive a stipend of ├ö├®┬╝15,236 annually, a drop in the ocean compared to his munificent salary at Jefferson Smurfit.(11) The town became famous and benefited from the munificence of those it helped in the form of fine public buildings.(12) Hindsight indicates this apparent munificence , touted as liberalism and entrenching constitutionally supported freedom of speech, wasn't primarily for our benefit.(13) Later benefactors included Charles Fairfax Murray, minor Pre-Raphaelite, scholar and picture-dealer, who anonymously and munificently donated forty-six paintings, including the pair by Lely.(14) I had the choice to do something more pleasing if I had wished, and I was paid, if not munificently , at least adequately.(15) She became great friends with several members of the Cowley Fathers, and gave munificently towards the establishment of their monastery in Cambridge.(16) Roman towns were grid-planned and their character created by a combination of official Roman involvement and acts of public munificence by wealthy locals desirous of increasing their chances of attaining public office.