Benignantly
Benignant Be*nig"nant, a. [LL. benignans, p. pr. of benignare, from L. benignus. See {Benign}.] Kind; gracious; favorable. -- {Be*nig"nant*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • benignantly — adverb In a benignant manner. The Dominus Rex, benignantly receiving our Thirteen with their obeisance, and graciously declaring that he will strive to act for God’s honour, and the Church’s good, commands […] …   Wiktionary

  • benignantly — adverb see benignant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • benignantly — See benignant. * * * …   Universalium

  • benignantly — adv. kindly, mildly; generously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • benignantly — be·nig·nant·ly …   English syllables

  • benignantly — adverb in a benign manner this drug is benignly soporific • Syn: ↑benignly • Derived from adjective: ↑benignant, ↑benign (for: ↑benignly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • benignly — adverb in a benign manner this drug is benignly soporific • Syn: ↑benignantly • Derived from adjective: ↑benignant (for: ↑benignantly), ↑benign …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graciously — Gra cious*ly, adv. 1. In a gracious manner; courteously; benignantly. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Fortunately; luckily. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benignant — adjective Etymology: benign + ant (as in malignant) Date: circa 1782 1. serenely mild and kindly ; benign 2. favorable, beneficial < a benignant power > • benignantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Requerimiento — The Requerimiento (Spanish requirement as in demand ) was a declaration of sovereignty and war read by Spanish military forces to assert their sovereignty over the Americas. Written by Juan López de Palacios Rubios, it was used to justify the… …   Wikipedia

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