The policeman smiled benignly at the children as they ran by. From LearnThat.org.
This drug is benignly soporific. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : a benign king. ,a benign smile. ,a series of benign omens and configurations in the heavens. From Dictionary.com.
WA is what I call benignly evil. From Wordnik.com. [A Letter to Congressman Frank] Reference
Though I don’t think Denyse will ban him, she seems kind of benignly brainless. From Wordnik.com. [John A. Davison Office Pool « UDreamOfJanie] Reference
He released her and, leaning back, smiled benignly. From Wordnik.com. [Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper] Reference
In fact he was almost benignly human, even humourous. From Wordnik.com. [The Masques of Ottawa] Reference
Circus, benignly blinking at the agglomerating Arabs. From Wordnik.com. [Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 01, April 2, 1870] Reference
The alleged kidnapping seems to have begun benignly enough. From Wordnik.com. [There Went the Bride] Reference
"Very foolish, very foolish," Sir Charles muttered benignly. From Wordnik.com. [The Slave of Silence] Reference
I looked benignly at my glass and not at his civilised face. From Wordnik.com. [Come To Grief]
He smiled benignly and patted an occasional cub on the head. From Wordnik.com. [Hokas Pokas]
The Brother Director smiled benignly at the young enthusiast. From Wordnik.com. [Stories by American Authors, Volume 6] Reference
Ned looked up, and there was Tom gazing benignly down upon him. From Wordnik.com. [Dick in the Everglades] Reference
Callie squatted on his heels near-by watching the process benignly. From Wordnik.com. [Rebel Spurs] Reference
He greeted the Secretary cordially and smiled benignly at Edestone. From Wordnik.com. [L.P.M. : the end of the Great War] Reference
Ogilvie smiled benignly around the table at his paralyzed captives. From Wordnik.com. [Murder to Go]
For most people, this meant the benignly out-of-it Latka on "Taxi.". From Wordnik.com. [A Blue Christmas] Reference
He placed a hand on each stout knee and gazed benignly down upon her. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 26, September, 1880] Reference
During imperial times, dynastic rulers were expected to rule benignly. From Wordnik.com. [Apocalypse When] Reference
One hides behind a newspaper, benignly ignoring his squealing offspring. From Wordnik.com. [Clueless dads aren't that funny] Reference
Hetty smiled benignly around the table and turned to the senior scientist. From Wordnik.com. [Make Mine Homogenized] Reference
Queen Elizabeth's time, looked down benignly, attired in doublet and ruff. From Wordnik.com. [The Spanish Chest] Reference
Looking down benignly on the couple before him, the minister began to talk. From Wordnik.com. [The One Week Wife]
"And if we meet Mr. Ingram we are sure to have that," Mr.. Kavanagh said benignly. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 33, December, 1873] Reference
Most people were smiling benignly, even Jondalar, Ayla noticed, which surprised her. From Wordnik.com. [The Mammoth Hunters]
“The search of our cottage did catch our attention, though,” said Holmes benignly. From Wordnik.com. [The Moor]
The Rev.Mr. Brattle watched the circle benignly, waiting for a moment of total silence. From Wordnik.com. [Little Lost Sister] Reference
"Shut upee! too much jawee," said Chang-how benignly, and dreamed again of his native land. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878.] Reference
As he concluded, the Squire's brow, before thoughtful, though not sullen, cleared up benignly. From Wordnik.com. [The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851] Reference
FREDERICK FORSYTH, NOVELIST: Broadly speaking, history judges things benignly when they succeed. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jun 24, 2004] Reference
The Emperor looked down benignly and wisely from the State Surveyor of Communication Needs 'wall. From Wordnik.com. [Peer Review] Reference
He held his fat thumbs in the palms of his fat hands and benignly he was wont to survey his realm. From Wordnik.com. [Working With the Working Woman] Reference
"My friends are kind worthy people, and you'll find every sort of luxury," he said, smiling benignly. From Wordnik.com. [Soap-Bubble Stories For Children] Reference
"Peter," the King said benignly as they climbed through the trapdoor into the hut, "our fortune's made.". From Wordnik.com. [King Rat]
Was there no one of the bald or grizzly-haired gentlemen who smiled so benignly whom he could ask for aid?. From Wordnik.com. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859] Reference
Ugolini, sitting in the big chair behind his work table, just his head and shoulders showing, smiled benignly. From Wordnik.com. [The Saracen: Land of the Infidel] Reference
Be faithful to us, shine benignly upon us, that our House may live, that our descendants may enjoy the earth! '. From Wordnik.com. [The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 5, May, 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy] Reference
Nor is this merely the already familiar view that somehow, though rejected, love benignly works for the beloved. From Wordnik.com. [Browning's Heroines] Reference
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