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noun as in public service

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She abandoned the benevolences and forced loans which had brought home the sense of tyranny to the subjects of her predecessors.

He had a great memory, forgetting nothing, neither benevolences nor vexation of which he was the subject.

The American Missionary Association continued the educational work, and volunteers shouldered other benevolences.

Arbitrary taxation reappeared in benevolences and forced loans.

That it is our duty to refuse any private subscriptions for public purposes and unconstitutional benevolences.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to benevolences, such as: civil service, good works, philanthropies, public life, and works.

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