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benign
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Heart of Darkness
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  • The water shone pacifically; the sky, without a speck, was a benign immensity of unstained light; the very mist on the Essex marshes was like a gauzy and radiant fabric, hung from the wooded rises inland, and draping the low shores in diaphanous folds.

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  • She predicts benign economic conditions through next year.
  • She said she has the power to crush me, but is benign by nature and so will not harm me unless I make trouble.

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