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benevolence

(bĕ-nĕv′ŏ-lĕns) [L. benevolentia, good will]
The desire to act in a good, kindly manner toward others.
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Bear this in mind; that is why I am now talking to you with good intentions, benevolently.
Lord Phillips, President of the Supreme Court of the UK and chair of the panel, summarised the discussion by stating that the Arab Spring appeared to be a revolt against absolute executive power which was not exercised benevolently.
Long story short, I didn't despair much only because a fellow movie-goer had found my phone lying on the floor and benevolently handed it over to me the very next day.
Contributors deal with the possibility of salvation for communities outside the Christian faith with whom Catholics are encouraged to engage benevolently, while remaining rooted in their faith.
These plays and localized networking by abolitionist lecturers, notably Parker Pillsbury, protested the white South's charge that the market-driven North cared only for the dollar while slave owners treated slaves benevolently.
Moreover the boys are all called Alistair and the girls Charlene, and the tall, tall man has long, long almost India-rubber limbs and wears a benevolently exasperated expression on his face.
The author prefers to see the distinctions not between the US and the UK [upsilon] the USSR but between the UK and the USSR as set against a benevolently non-intrusive USA.
Then, when the person picks up on your action and feeling and relates more kindly and benevolently toward you in return, your good feelings really will be true.
The new iPod Touch will supposedly be on shelves in just a few weeks time, and these latest juicy morsels of information about it were benevolently provided by Daring Fireball's John Gruber, a man who's Apple predictions are usually right on the money.
Whatever you do, do NOT walk around office, smiling benevolently and repeating what Andy Garcia said to Nancy Travis in Internal Affairs: "That's a nice dress.
Through her, Sandy is benevolently introduced to the concept of ecological footprints, "the mark you leave on the world.