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benign
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
kindly, mild, or harmless
  • 'Certainly, my boy; certainly,' said the gentleman in the white waistcoat: smiling benignly, and patting Noah's head, which was about three inches higher than his own.
    Chapter 7 — Oliver Continues Refactory (26% in)

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