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Kindly

Kind´ly   Pronunciation: kīnd´lŷ
a.1.
1.According to the kind or nature; natural.
The kindly fruits of the earth.
- Book of Com. Prayer.
An herd of bulls whom kindly rage doth sting.
- Spenser.
2.Humane; congenial; sympathetic; hence, disposed to do good to; benevolent; gracious; kind; helpful; as, kindly affections, words, acts, etc.
The shade by which my life was crossed, . . .
Has made me kindly with my kind.
- Tennyson.
3.Favorable; mild; gentle; auspicious; beneficent.
In soft silence shed the kindly shower.
- Pope.
Should e'er a kindlier time ensue.
- Wordsworth.
adv.1.Naturally; fitly.
2.In a kind manner; congenially; with good will; with a disposition to make others happy, or to oblige.
Be kindly affectioned one to another, with brotherly love.
- Rom. xii. 10.
Adj.1.kindly - 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 - generously responsive; "good-hearted but inept efforts to help"; "take a kindly interest"; "a kindly gentleman"; "an openhearted gift to charity"
3.kindly - pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"
Adv.1.kindly - in a kind manner or out of kindness; "He spoke kindly to the boy"; "she kindly overlooked the mistake"
Antonyms:
unkindly - in an unkind manner or with unkindness; "The teacher treats the children unkindly"
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