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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who does good to another; benefactor.

Usage examples (12)
  • This central and vital beauty he had cultivated in a very diversified life, and he looked with confidence for the prize which is laid up for the well-doer.
  • It has been always to him the generous companion of his weary moments, never failing to return at spring the beauty so ruthlessly torn at autumn; rendering to his just soul the...
  • 'Then hast thou been doing amiss, Tom? for no well-doer ever yet was afeard of my lord.
  • 'On the dissolution of the body after death the well-doer is re-born in some happy state in heaven' for more
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