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benign
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Professor Umbridge was standing stock still, staring at Dumbledore, who continued to smile benignly.
  • He settled himself on the throne-like chair on which he had been painted and smiled benignly upon Harry ’Dumbledore thinks very highly of you, as I am sure you know,’ he said comfortably.

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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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