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benign
used in The Lords of Discipline

4 uses
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Definition
kindly, mild, or harmless
  • He kissed me again on both cheeks and with no self-consciousness at all looked into my eyes with benign tenderness and said, "I love you, Will."
    Chapter 1.4 (32% in)
  • The lad looks like he's had about enough for today," I said in what I hoped was an affable, rather benign voice.
    Chapter 1.11 (46% in)
  • In those late months of autumn and in the first chill of that benign Carolina winter, I knew one thing for certain: It was not Charleston I was trying to earn.
    Chapter 3.23 (13% in)
  • I was connected to the heartbeats and pulses of my roommates by a benign, vital symbiosis,and I felt that I depended on them for blood and oxygen, and if one of them had abandoned the rest of us at that very instant, my spirit and my body could not have absorbed such trauma, such loss.
    Chapter 4.41 (51% in)

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