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Franny and Zooey
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  • The speaker’s hands were folded benignly on his chest.
  • I mean if you get into an argument with them, all they do is get this terribly benign expression on their—

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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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