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The statue of Divine watches over the international visiting guests with benevolence and the same understanding Rebecca has for all artists who don’t fit in.

The long arc of history points to our benevolence and cooperation as a species, and the real science is only now catching up and changing researchers’ views on subjects from economics to psychology.

Some depended on small donations, others on the benevolence of wealthy patrons.

It’s this hint of benevolence that makes him perhaps the most complicated video game president we’ve ever had.

In the community, he set a standard for engagement and benevolence.

There may be a reason beyond some internal benevolence that John McCain chose not to go down this road.

I think the vampire continues to be associated with beauty, glamour, elegance, great strength, a secret benevolence, and goodness.

And your current brand of persuasion entails tempering pushiness with aplomb, brute force with benevolence.

He was sheriff of Paris, 1770, and employed his leisure in objects of benevolence, till the revolution overwhelmed him.

He mentioned the name of a woman well known in Summerville for strong character and wise benevolence.

It changed all the benevolence of her nature into wrathful bitterness and unmitigated contempt.

To all of this Mr Dean listened in perfect silence, patiently, and with a smile of universal benevolence.

In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benevolence, such as: benefaction, benignity, compassion, good nature, good will, and goodwill.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.