Definitions: (1) proceeding from the heart; warm; affectionate; genial; (2) reviving of spirits; cheering; giving strength; invigorating

Synonym: gracious

Quote: The artist is the confidant of nature; flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him. — Francois Auguste René Rodin (1840–1917) French sculptor

Saying: A bras ouverts (French): “with open arms”