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benevolent
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
kind, generous, or charitable
  • gifts bestowed upon him towards the execution of this benevolent purpose
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (6% in)
benevolent = kind or generous
  • "I think, sir," said the spy, in the meanest manner, as he turned to Mr. Lorry, "I may appeal to a gentleman of your years and benevolence, to put it to this other gentleman, so much your junior, whether he can under any circumstances reconcile it to his station to play that Ace of which he has spoken.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (70% in)

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