milk+of+human+kindness

  • 1milk of human kindness — (Shakespeare) Compassionate nature • • • Main Entry: ↑milk * * * milk of human kindness, natural sympathy and affection. * * * care and compassion for others Origin: with allusion to Shakespeare s Macbeth …

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  • 2milk of human kindness — ► milk of human kindness care and compassion for others. [ORIGIN: from Shakespeare s Macbeth.] Main Entry: ↑milk …

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  • 3milk of human kindness —    Someone who has, or is full of, the milk of human kindness, is naturally kind and compassionate to others.     She s a wonderful person full of the milk of human kindness …

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  • 4milk of human kindness — good will, positive human treatment …

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  • 5milk of human kindness — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Macbeth …

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  • 6The Milk of Human Kindness — Infobox Album | Name = The Milk of Human Kindness Type = Album Artist = Caribou Released = April 18, 2005 Recorded = Genre = Electronica Length = 40:07 Label = Leaf/Domino Producer = Dan Snaith Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic …

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  • 7(the) milk of human kindness — the milk of human kindness mainly literary phrase kindness towards other people. The expression comes from Shakespeare’s play Macbeth . Thesaurus: friendliness, generosity and kindnesssynonym Main entry: milk * * * the milk of human ˈkindness f9 …

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  • 8the milk of human kindness — literary : kind feelings or behavior toward other people He was filled with the milk of human kindness. [=he was filled with kindness; he was very kind] • • • Main Entry: ↑milk …

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  • 9(the) milk of human kindness — literary being good and kind to other people. She s one of those amazing people who s just overflowing with the milk of human kindness …

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  • 10the milk of human kindness — mainly literary kindness towards other people. The expression comes from Shakespeare s play Macbeth …

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  • 11milk — ► NOUN 1) an opaque white fluid produced by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. 2) the milk of cows as a food and drink for humans. 3) the milk like juice of certain plants, such as the coconut. ► VERB 1) draw milk from (a cow or… …

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  • 12Kindness — Kind ness, n. [From {Kind}. a.] 1. The state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence. [1913 Webster] I do fear thy nature; It is too full o the milk of human kindness To… …

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  • 13Milk — For other uses, see Milk (disambiguation). Foremilk and Hindmilk samples of human breast milk …

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  • 14milk — /mɪlk / (say milk) noun 1. an opaque white or bluish white liquid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals, serving for the nourishment of their young, and, in the case of the cow and some other animals, used by humans for food or as a… …

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  • 15milk — n. & v. n. 1 an opaque white fluid secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. 2 the milk of cows, goats, or sheep as food. 3 the milklike juice of plants, e.g. in the coconut. 4 a milklike preparation of herbs, drugs, etc.… …

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  • 16Milk — n. & v. n. 1 an opaque white fluid secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. 2 the milk of cows, goats, or sheep as food. 3 the milklike juice of plants, e.g. in the coconut. 4 a milklike preparation of herbs, drugs, etc.… …

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  • 17milk — milk1 [ mılk ] noun uncount *** 1. ) a white liquid that comes from cows, goats, and sheep, which people drink and use in cooking. Cheese and other foods made from milk are called dairy products: a carton of milk a ) a white liquid that women and …

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  • 18milk — 1 /mIlk/ noun (U) 1 a white liquid produced by cows or goats that is drunk by people: a bottle of milk | Would you like some milk in your tea? 2 a white liquid produced by female animals and women for feeding their babies 3 a liquid or juice… …

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  • 19human being — noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage (Freq. 21) • Syn: ↑homo, ↑man, ↑human • Derivationally related forms: ↑human (for: ↑human …

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  • 20milk — {{11}}milk (n.) O.E. meoluc (W.Saxon), milc (Anglian), from P.Gmc. *meluks milk (Cf. O.N. mjolk, O.Fris. melok, O.S. miluk, Du. melk, O.H.G. miluh, Ger. Milch, Goth. miluks), from *melk to milk, from PIE root …

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