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Synonyms of kindly

Adjective


1. charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted, kind (vs. unkind)

usage: showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor"

2. kindly, benign (vs. malign), benignant

usage: pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"

Adverb


1. kindly

usage: in a kind manner or out of kindness; "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"

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