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humane
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
marked by kindness — especially a motivation to reduce suffering of others or of animals
  • I'm sure it would seem strange in some of your hidebound Eastern states, but the state of Illinois had a very humane, very progressive law under which I could sue him.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (58% in)
  • After centuries of efforts to curb man's innate brutality, after centuries of teaching, training and indoctrination with the gentle and the humane!
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (30% in)

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