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Word: beneficent

Definition: kindly; doing good


Sentences Containing 'beneficent'

If the cloud that hangs over the engine were the perspiration of heroic deeds, or as beneficent as that which floats over the farmer's fields, then the elements and Nature herself would cheerfully accompany men on their errands and be their escort.
``After the germs of virtue have thus been prevented many times from developing themselves, then the beneficent breath of evening does not suffice to preserve them.
But whiskey, you see, was the van leader in this beneficent work.
Faria, the beneficent and cheerful companion, with whom he was accustomed to live so intimately, no longer breathed.
Joy to hearts which have suffered long is like the dew on the ground after a long drought; both the heart and the ground absorb that beneficent moisture falling on them, and nothing is outwardly apparent.
I consult them when doubtful, and if I ever do any good, it is due to their beneficent counsels.
If the Divine is faithful, he also must be faithful; if free, he also must be free; if beneficent, he also must be beneficent; if magnanimous, he also must be magnanimous.
If I might choose, I would be found doing some deed of true humanity, of wide import, beneficent and noble.
This has been boldly called a beneficent arrangement, in order that the young cuckoo may get sufficient food, and that its foster-brothers may perish before they had acquired much feeling!
Quiteria belonged to Basilio and Basilio to Quiteria by the just and beneficent disposal of heaven.

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