All Adverb
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  • Seeing him so ill, he benevolently offered the doctor his bed. Cited from Great African Travellers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He spoke in a quiet matter-of-fact voice, looking benevolently at his visitor. Cited from Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason [AKA: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]
  • She dashed the tears from her eyes and drew herself together, while her brother watched her benevolently. Cited from The Weavers, by G. Parker, v5
  • She looked after the thirsty ones who passed along the road, and benevolently showed them where to find water. Cited from Unwritten Literature of Hawaii, by Nathaniel Bright Emerson
  • The hunting dog he treated benevolently, but as a being of a lower order. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. 12, Ed. by Francke
  • He looked at me benevolently and pointed to his heart. Cited from A Tramp's Sketches, by Stephen Graham
  • He looked down on her benevolently through his spectacles as he passed, and for a moment seemed about to speak. Cited from Mr. Pat's Little Girl, by Mary F. Leonard
  • He looked on life benevolently and found it good. Cited from The Prince and Betty, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • He smiled down at me benevolently from the top of the steps. Cited from The Little Nugget, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • An old gentleman with a pointed white beard who stood beside them laughed benevolently. Cited from Three Soldiers, by John Dos Passos
  • But Dotty smiled as benevolently as she could when she met the major again. Cited from Dotty Dimple Out West, by Sophie May
  • He sat, beaming benevolently, in the front row, and toward the end he got up and told some stories. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The woman perceived that this might be an interesting case for benevolently inclined people. Cited from The Girl from Montana, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • He had been regarding the couple who faced him benevolently and indulgently, and he now raised his hat to them. Cited from Scarhaven Keep, by J. S. Fletcher
  • "What is it, my poor child?" he asked benevolently. Cited from The Pretty Lady , by Arnold E. Bennett
  • There was a time in literature when men aged gracefully and died benevolently.
  • He dropped them, one at a time, into the waste-basket, then smiled benevolently at me. Cited from The Deluge, by David Graham Phillips
  • And should there not be found more than one person thus benevolently disposed, let not that one be discouraged. Cited from The Gipsies' Advocate, by James Crabb
  • Pelle knew some of these people, and nodded to them benevolently; he knew something about all of them. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, by Martin Anderson Nexo
  • But, being a much larger magazine, they benevolently allowed the same name and a similar article to appear in these modest pages. Cited from The Forerunner, Volume 1, Charlotte P. Gilman
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Meaning of benevolently

  • adverb In a benevolent manner
    she looked on benevolently