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benign

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adjective
  • kindly; gentle [Barron]
    1. showing kindness and gentleness
    2. favorable; wholesome
    [Taisha]
  • kind and gentle, mild (climate) [Smirnov]
  • kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease) [Nandigam]

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