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Careful thought; deliberation:
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  1. Careful thought; deliberation:
  2. (Law) Something promised, given, or done that has the effect of making an agreement a legally enforceable contract.
  3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
A gift given out of generosity.
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  1. A gift given out of generosity.
  2. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
  3. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
Kindness or magnanimity:
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  1. Kindness or magnanimity:
  2. (Uncountable) The trait of being willing to donate money and/or time.
  3. Willingness to give or share; unselfishness
The quality of being helpful.
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The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
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  1. The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
Agreement with or support for an opinion or position:
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  1. Agreement with or support for an opinion or position:
  2. (Now Rare) Agreement in qualities; harmony; accord
  3. A mutual liking or understanding arising from sameness of feeling
Sensitivity of perception, discrimination, or taste; refinement.
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  1. Sensitivity of perception, discrimination, or taste; refinement.
  2. Fineness of feeling, observation, or appreciation
  3. Something pleasing and appealing, especially a choice food.
Delicate sensitivity, esp. in aesthetics
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  1. Delicate sensitivity, esp. in aesthetics
  2. (Archaic) The sense of touch
  3. Acute sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with others, including the ability to speak or act without offending.
Benignancy; kindliness
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  1. Benignancy; kindliness
  2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
  3. A kind or generous act
The quality of being mild; gentleness
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(Uncountable) Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence.
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  1. (Uncountable) Consent or agreement in spite of fact; indulgence.
  2. An act or usage intended to honor or compliment
  3. (Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
Humans considered as a group; the human race.
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  1. Humans considered as a group; the human race.
  2. The fact or quality of being human; human nature
  3. Those branches of knowledge, such as philosophy, literature, and art, that are concerned with human thought and culture; the liberal arts.
The characteristic of being courteous.
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  1. The characteristic of being courteous.
The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
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  1. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
  2. (Uncountable) Mental, sometimes emotional process of comprehension, assimilation of knowledge, which is subjective by its nature.
  3. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
A warm, friendly act or remark
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  1. A warm, friendly act or remark
  2. Cordial quality; warm, friendly feeling
  3. The practice of being cordial.
(Law) The objective sought by a lawsuit or legal action, such as an award of monetary damages or an order requiring the other party to take a particular action.
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  1. (Law) The objective sought by a lawsuit or legal action, such as an award of monetary damages or an order requiring the other party to take a particular action.
  2. Aid in the form of goods or money given, as by a government agency, to persons unable to support themselves
  3. Assistance or help given to those who are in need; especially financial assistance provided by the state.
A cause of concern:
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  1. A cause of concern:
  2. The state of being solicitous; care or concern, as for the well-being of another.
  3. The state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern
The state or quality of being solicitous.
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  1. The state or quality of being solicitous.
Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
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  1. Sorrow for the sufferings or trouble of another or others, accompanied by an urge to help; deep sympathy; pity
The state of being unselfish.
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(Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
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  1. (Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
  2. (Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
  3. Instinctive behavior that is detrimental or without reproductive benefit to the individual but that favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes. The willingness of a subordinate member of a wolf pack to forgo mating and help care for the dominant pair's pups is an example of altruistic behavior. While the individual may not reproduce, or may reproduce less often, its behavior helps ensure that a close relative does successfully reproduce, thus passing on a large share of the altruistic individual's genetic material.
  1. (Countable) Resemblance; concordance; harmony.
  2. (Uncountable) The quality of being agreeable or pleasing; that quality which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses.
The state or quality of being amicable.
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  1. The state or quality of being amicable.
The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions, or distresses of another; pity; compassion.
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  1. The act of commiserating; sorrow for the wants, afflictions, or distresses of another; pity; compassion.
  2. The feeling or expression of pity or sorrow.
The quality of being polite.
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The quality or state of being kindly.
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  1. The quality or state of being kindly.
  2. A kindly deed.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
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  1. A merciful, kind, or lenient act.
  2. Mildness, especially of weather.
  3. A disposition to show mercy, especially toward an offender or enemy.
The state or quality of being good.
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  1. The state or quality of being good.
  2. The best part, essence, or valuable element of a thing
  3. Kindness; generosity; benevolence
The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
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  1. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
  2. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  3. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
The feeling of goodwill; benevolence
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  1. The feeling of goodwill; benevolence
  2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  3. (Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
A cheerful, obliging disposition.
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  1. A cheerful, obliging disposition.
  2. A pleasant, agreeable, or kindly disposition; amiability; geniality
A disposition to forgive, pity, or be kind
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  1. A disposition to forgive, pity, or be kind
  2. A female given name, one of the less common Puritan virtue names.
  3. Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
A disposition to feel, do, or say; a propensity.
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  1. A disposition to feel, do, or say; a propensity.
  2. A mental or emotional state or tendency; disposition or feeling
  3. (Archaic) An attribute or property of a thing
  1. Restraint under provocation.
  2. A refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.
  3. (Law) The act of giving a debtor more time to pay rather than immediately enforcing a debt that is due.
The ability of an organism to resist or survive infection by a parasitic or pathogenic organism.
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  1. The ability of an organism to resist or survive infection by a parasitic or pathogenic organism.
  2. The capacity for or the practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others.
  3. Diminution in the physiological response to a drug that occurs after continued use, necessitating larger doses to produce a given response.
The state of being gracious
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A particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial quality; advantage:
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  1. A particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial quality; advantage:
  2. Effective force or power:
  3. An example or kind of moral excellence:
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. A state of being held in such regard:
  3. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
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  1. The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
  2. A religious rite or formal ceremony:
  3. An answering service.
An act or gesture that helps another person; a favor.
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  1. An act or gesture that helps another person; a favor.
  2. (Idiomatic) A good deed; a thoughtful or selfless act.
  1. Fringe benefit
  2. Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
  3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
Assistance in time of distress; relief.
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  1. Assistance in time of distress; relief.
  2. One that affords assistance or relief:
  3. Aid; help; relief
Indulgence or forbearance in judging others.
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  1. Indulgence or forbearance in judging others.
  2. An institution, organization, or fund established to help the needy.
  3. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
A gift given out of generosity.
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  1. A gift given out of generosity.
  2. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
  3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. Love of humankind in general.
  3. A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
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  1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
  2. A timely blessing or benefit:
  3. Welcome benefit; blessing
The act or prayer of one who blesses; invocation or benediction
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  1. The act or prayer of one who blesses; invocation or benediction
  2. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
  3. Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor
An act or usage intended to honor or compliment
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  1. An act or usage intended to honor or compliment
  2. (Countable) A polite gesture or remark.
  3. (Uncountable) Willingness or generosity in providing something needed.
Generosity in giving
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  1. Generosity in giving
  2. Something given freely; generous gift
  3. A reward, inducement, or payment, especially one given by a government for acts deemed beneficial to the state, such as killing predatory animals, growing certain crops, starting certain industries, or enlisting for military service.
The act of conferring aid of some sort.
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  1. The act of conferring aid of some sort.
  2. The money or help so given
  3. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
Sacrifice of oneself or one's own interests for the benefit, or the supposed benefit, of others
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  1. Sacrifice of oneself or one's own interests for the benefit, or the supposed benefit, of others
Kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering
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  1. Kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering
  2. A refraining from harming or punishing offenders, enemies, persons in one's power, etc.; kindness in excess of what may be expected or demanded by fairness; forbearance and compassion
  3. Compassionate treatment, especially of those under one's power; clemency.
An upward force acting on an object. Lift can be produced in many ways; for example, by creating a low-pressure area above an object, such an airplane wing or other airfoil that is moving through the air, or by lowering the overall density of an object relative to the air around it, as with a hot air balloon.
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  1. An upward force acting on an object. Lift can be produced in many ways; for example, by creating a low-pressure area above an object, such an airplane wing or other airfoil that is moving through the air, or by lowering the overall density of an object relative to the air around it, as with a hot air balloon.
  2. Power or force available for raising:
  3. Assistance or help:
An increase in amount, power, etc.
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  1. An increase in amount, power, etc.
  2. A push to help propel a person or thing upward or forward
  3. A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
(Colloquial) Something useful; a good deed.
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  1. (Colloquial) Something useful; a good deed.
The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
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  1. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
  2. An often sudden piece of luck, especially good luck:
  3. (Sports) A service break.
(Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
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  1. (Zoology) Instinctive behavior that is detrimental to the individual but favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes, as by benefiting its relatives.
  2. Instinctive behavior that is detrimental or without reproductive benefit to the individual but that favors the survival or spread of that individual's genes. The willingness of a subordinate member of a wolf pack to forgo mating and help care for the dominant pair's pups is an example of altruistic behavior. While the individual may not reproduce, or may reproduce less often, its behavior helps ensure that a close relative does successfully reproduce, thus passing on a large share of the altruistic individual's genetic material.
  3. (Ethics) The doctrine that the general welfare of society is the proper goal of an individual's actions
An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
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  1. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  2. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
A gift given out of generosity.
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  1. A gift given out of generosity.
  2. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
  3. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
Benignancy; kindliness
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  1. Benignancy; kindliness
  2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
  3. A kind or generous act
(Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being charitable.
  2. (Rare, countable) A particular kind or instance of this quality.
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
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  1. A welfare institution, organization, or fund
  2. (Christianity) The theological virtue defined as love directed first toward God but also toward oneself and one's neighbors as objects of God's love.
  3. (Christian Theol.) The love of God for humanity, or a love of one's fellow human beings
A good relationship, as of a business with its customers or a nation with other nations.
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  1. A good relationship, as of a business with its customers or a nation with other nations.
  2. The positive reputation of a business and its likely continued patronage by clients, considered as part of its market value.
  3. (Accounting) An intangible asset which takes into account the value added to a business firm as a result of patronage, reputation, etc.
Mercy; clemency.
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  1. Mercy; clemency.
  2. An excellence or power granted by God.
  3. (Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
A kindly deed.
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  1. A kindly deed.
  2. The quality or state of being kindly.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
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  1. A desire to help mankind, esp. as shown by gifts to charitable or humanitarian institutions; benevolence
  2. Something, such as an activity or institution, intended to promote human welfare.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
The money or help so given
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  1. The money or help so given
  2. The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
  3. The act of conferring aid of some sort.
The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
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  1. The fact or quality of being kind or doing good; charity
  2. An act of philanthropy, a kind deed; an act which benefits someone (else.)
  3. The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial.
A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
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  1. A forced loan formerly levied by some English kings on their subjects
  2. An inclination to perform kind, charitable acts.
  3. A compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament.
Benignancy; kindliness
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  1. Benignancy; kindliness
  2. The quality or condition of being kind and gentle.
  3. A kind or generous act
A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
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  1. A small decorative gift given to each guest at a party.
  2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
  3. A state of being held in such regard:
A kindly deed.
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  1. A kindly deed.
  2. The quality or state of being kindly.
  3. The state of feeling kindly towards someone or something, or the actions inspired thereby.
The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
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  1. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
  2. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
  3. The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist
A subdivision of a governmental department:
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  1. A subdivision of a governmental department:
  2. Public position:
  3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
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  1. The effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations.
  2. A philanthropic act, gift, institution, etc.
  3. Love of humankind in general.
Beauty or charm of form, composition, movement, or expression
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  1. Beauty or charm of form, composition, movement, or expression
  2. The condition of a person brought to God's favor through this influence
  3. A special virtue, gift, or help given to a person by God
The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
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  1. The act of indulging oneself, or giving way to one's own desires
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) The remission of punishment still due, especially in purgatory, for a sin that has been sacramentally absolved.
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven
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