benevolently benevolently

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a benevolent manner

Usage(s):

  1. Don Carlos, in high good humor, had signed the necessary canonical consent for the union, then appeared benevolently at the bridegroom's traditional banquet on the wedding eve.
  2. Mao benevolently excused him from manual labor, exiled him to obscurity as a superintendent of a commune.
  3. The weather was unseasonably warm, so Obama's followers could believe that even God is smiling down benevolently on the Illinois Senator.

News

  • Before our time: An Idyllwild institution — the Chamber of Commerce …

    Share/BookmarkAn Idyllwild Chamber of Commerce with 700 members? Dream on! And yet….. Our Chamber’s recent demise piqued my curiosity about its origin. I found evidence that it existed as early as 1931, when Idyllwild was beginning to outgrow its identity as more or less a “company town,” benevolently directed by C. L. Emerson’s Idyllwild Inc., [...]
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Idyllwild Town Crier

Quotes

  • Years ago, the columnist Walter Lippmann wrote that the "public interest may be presumed to be what men would choose if they saw clearly, thought rationally, acted disinterestedly and benevolently."
    on Feb 19, 2007 By: Walter Lippmann Source: Yahoo! News

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