But his well-meant attempt to assuage the stricken creature's wo was futile.
"Fine day," chirped the patriarch in well-meant friendliness.
I walked there temptingly but a pace ahead of him, after my well-meant word of advice.
Her well-meant words of consolation had been a mistake, after all.
Kindly and well-meant advice, but Levy would have none of it.
Of all the devices to entrap Augusta, this well-meant trick was the most enticing.
Marcia teases her by well-meant but very injudicious attention.
King log, however, interfered with my well-meant intentions.
The well-meant signal did indeed take effect, but it came too late.
She was grateful for his words, but she knew they were no more than a well-meant wish.