To better see all uses of the word
benevolent
in
Babbitt
please enable javascript.

benevolent
Used In
Babbitt
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • "Wish there were more folks that were so generous with their machines," dutifully said the victim of benevolence.
  • By warmly taking Purdy’s part, Babbitt persuaded the benevolent Mr. Lyte to reduce his price to twenty-one thousand dollars.
  • He was also no less an official than Esteemed Leading Knight in the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and it was rumored that at the next election he would be a candidate for Exalted Ruler.
  • He’d get Paul released; he’d do things, vague but highly benevolent things, for Zilla; he’d be as generous as his friend Seneca Doane.
  • They sat in the back room of a saloon, and Babbitt had a headache, was confused by their new slang looked at them benevolently, wanted to go home, and had a drink—a good many drinks.

  • There are no more uses of "benevolent" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • They called themselves The Benevolent Association because their mission was to help others.
  • He thought of himself as a benevolent dictator.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading