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used in The Poisonwood Bible

6 uses
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kind, generous, or charitable
  • Our Lord is benevolent.
    Book 1 — Genesis (81% in)
benevolent = kind or generous
  • It was to be our first African miracle: an infinite chain of benevolence rising from these small, crackling seed packets, stretching out from our garden into a circle of other gardens, flowing outward across the Congo like ripples from a rock dropped in a pond.
    Book 1 — Genesis (38% in)
  • ""Yes, you may," Ruth May replied benevolently.
    Book 2 — Revelation (25% in)
  • And in His benevolent service we will stay.
    Book 2 — Revelation (85% in)
  • And you're presuming you can take or leave the benevolence of our Lord Jesus Christ!
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (26% in)
  • Her benevolence.
    Book 7 — The Eyes in the Trees (66% in)

There are no more uses of "benevolent" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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