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benign
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’Certainly, my boy; certainly,’ said the gentleman in the white waistcoat: smiling benignly, and patting Noah’s head, which was about three inches higher than his own.

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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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