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benign
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
kindly, mild, or harmless
  • Next morning, Miss Scatcherd wrote in conspicuous characters on a piece of pasteboard the word "Slattern," and bound it like a phylactery round Helen's large, mild, intelligent, and benign— looking forehead.
    Chapter 8 (85% in)
  • Nature seemed to me benign and good; I thought she loved me, outcast as I was; and I, who from man could anticipate only mistrust, rejection, insult, clung to her with filial fondness.
    Chapter 28 (9% in)

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