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used in Catch-22

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kindly, mild, or harmless
  • Calrnly he struck a wooden match and sucked noisily at his pipe with an eloquent air of benign and magnanimous forgiveness.
    Chapter 15 — Piltchard & Wren (95% in)
  • General Peckem laughed benignly.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (40% in)
  • Milo responded to his request with a benign smile.
    Chapter 39 — The Eternal City (27% in)

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