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benign

adjective

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2 not harsh or stern especially in nature or effect
  • basking under a benign sun on a day in early spring

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“Benign.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/benign. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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