benevolently : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • r  in a benevolent manner
    she looked on benevolently

  • 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.
  • In 1828 The Netherlands claimed western New Guinea, ruled it benevolently but with distant interest; in the words of one observer, it "became a sort of Dutch hobby.
  • Scientific American used to maintain a patent advice agency which, besides giving the magazine many a news scoop, presided benevolently over inventors, encouraging the sincere .
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  • 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., [...]
    July 5, 2013 - Idyllwild Town Crier

  • Walter Lippmann in Yahoo! News
    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."

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