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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.
  • In Phoenix, Arizona, throngs of protesters are demanding what they call humane immigration reform.
  • We treated the captured enemy, generally, in humane ways (although there were some times when emotions got out of hand).
  • She is waiting for you to call the humane society! for more
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  • Treat "human" (a person) life and animal life in a "humane" (kind, compassionate) manner.
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