benignant


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pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

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characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

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In another direction was seen the Great Stone Face, with the same cheer, combined with the same solemnity, in its benignant aspect.
At last Judge Blount looked across the table with benignant and fatherly pity.
Perhaps he will amuse my good Polly," added the lady, looking with a benignant smile at a large green parrot that swung himself backwards and forwards most comfortably in his ring, inside a magnificent brass-wired cage.
A calm benignant beauty shines over all this picture, and goes directly to the heart.
Here Nature appears in her richest attire, and Art, dressed with the modestest simplicity, attends her benignant mistress.
As one delicious morsel succeeded another he rolled his eyes towards his companion, and seemed to express that gratitude which he had not speech to utter, in looks of the most benignant nature.
Now, there you mistake,' said Sir John, in his most benignant way.
It was said that his being town-agent to Lord Decimus Tite Barnacle was referable, not to his having the least business capacity, but to his looking so supremely benignant that nobody could suppose the property screwed or jobbed under such a man; also, that for similar reasons he now got more money out of his own wretched lettings, unquestioned, than anybody with a less nobby and less shining crown could possibly have done.
Silas hesitated a little longer, and then suddenly releasing his corner, and resuming his buoyant and benignant tone, exclaimed,
To help expand opportunities for female students in the developing countries, I made a global call to action in support of STEM education for young women and girls in developing countries through the Benignant De Eagle Foundation.
in particular, the world of reconstruction was a world of terror, the Great Migration was motivated by terror, during the civil rights era terror was systemized and entrenched in policing strategies, and today, "stop, frisk, shoot, kill" seems to be the new motto of appropriate police behaviors, rather than "protect and serve"; and how terror now has an economic dimension in the first world/third world divide, shatters the tacitly accepted benignant invention of humanism as universalist discourse.
Appearance of MS can be from benignant to the fast speed which makes basic changes in life style of the patients.
As "ignorance is bliss" they say, "tis folly to be wise"-- So, unrepining, work away," the wealthy tyrant cries; But let the startling voice of truth in every realms [sic] be heard, To teach the least of human kind God's own benignant word.
While this benignant source remains to be reached, the light it emits a mere shade away from blood red in hue, the narrative is essentially one of progress.
Rents in Dubai have also experienced hikes, so the residents are likely to deem it benignant to go for a one time investment, instead of spending big chunks of their income on rental properties.