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beneficent, benevolent, benignant, compassionate, good-hearted, humane, kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, tender, tenderhearted, warmhearted
atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish, callous, cold-blooded, cruel, fiendish, hard-hearted, heartless, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, sadistic, savage, truculent, uncompassionate, unfeeling, unkind, unkindly, unsympathetic, vicious, wanton
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circa 1586, in the meaning defined above
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It relates to godfathers.
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