Our vocabulary blog word this week is benevolent.

As defined by
Merriam-Webster, benevolent, an adjective, means "marked by or disposed to doing good."


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EB7
01/07/2013 3:11pm

The benevolent nun was recognized by her good things she did in her lifetime. This makes sense because the nun was known for doing good deeds.

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MR7
01/07/2013 3:11pm

The benevolent teacher allowed the child to be late with impunity. Benevolent makes sense here because this sentence shows that the teacher was doing something good when she did not punish the student.

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BTB6
01/07/2013 3:52pm

The soldier's benevolent deed saved ten citizens and won him the Medal of Honor. Benevolent makes sense in this context because the good deed saved the citizens.

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jj8
01/07/2013 3:52pm

Her benevolent attitude cheered up everyone's mood. This sentence makes sense because her attitude was well meaning and kind.

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EH7
01/07/2013 4:02pm

That girl made a benevolent deed, she deserves an award. Benevolent makes sense in the context because this girl made a very good deed.

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kg8
01/07/2013 4:30pm

The benevolent boy quickly bounded up the stairs for his father's watch. This makes sense because he obeyed his father to go get his watch.

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PN7
01/07/2013 4:40pm

A true friend is one who possesses a benevolent personality. Benevolent is used in this sentence correctly since a true friend should be known to be helpful, kind, and loving.

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vv8
01/07/2013 4:55pm

I believe his deed was purely benevolent, and that he did not intend to harm anyone. This makes sense because what he did was meant to do good, not to hurt someone.

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MH6
01/07/2013 5:01pm

The benefactor gave a benevolent amount of money to the school.
The word makes sense because the benefactor gave a good amount of money to the school.

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ES8
01/07/2013 5:16pm

Helping in the soup kitchen is a very benevolent act.
Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because it describes helping others in the soup kitchen as a act of kindness.

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AM6
01/07/2013 5:34pm

The benevolent organization works to provide schools with school supplies. Benevolent makes sense when used in this context because the organization was doing good by providing school supplies for schools that do not have all of the supplies needed.

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BC6
01/07/2013 5:47pm

Philip always has a benevolent attitude. This makes sense in this context because Philip is always kind to everyone.

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JT7
01/07/2013 5:53pm

The benevolent Tom cleaned the classroom. The word makes sense because Tom did an act of kindness.

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EB6
01/07/2013 5:56pm

King's should be benevolent to thier subjects.
This word makes sense in this sentence becauce kings should be kind to their subjects.

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Mrs. Peko
01/08/2013 9:35am

Please make sure to use proper punctuation and spelling.

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EL8
01/07/2013 6:01pm

Tommy's benevolent paper recieved an A+. This makes sense because Tommy's great paper recieved a great grade.

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Mrs. Peko
01/08/2013 9:39am

Benevolent has more of a charitable connotation to it. It is not just a synonym for good.

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Sa6
01/07/2013 6:14pm

An anonymous benevolent fund was set up to help needy children. The word benevolent in this sentence is giving needy children an opportunity for a better life.

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SJ6
01/07/2013 6:15pm

My mother is a very benevolent person who often helps out at our local thrift store. The word benevolent makes sense in this context because it describes my mother doing good things like caring for the needy.

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ALH7
01/07/2013 6:34pm

She grew up as a benevolent child. Benevolent works in this sentence because she grew up as a good acting child.

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KK6
01/07/2013 7:34pm

The benevolent plan helped the team win the championship game. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the plan was a good contribution to the success of the team.

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ET7
01/07/2013 8:28pm

A benevolent man donated many presents to the homeless shelter. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the man was doing good when he donated the presents to the homeless shelter.

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kcm7
01/07/2013 9:32pm

Mother Teresa is a benevolent role model for Catholics. This word makes sense in this sentence because Mother Teresa is know for doing good and helping those in need.

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SS7
01/07/2013 9:41pm

David's large donation to the church was very benevolent. This sentence makes sense because he did good by donating to the church.

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AOD7
01/07/2013 10:08pm

My brother was very benevolent when he helped me when i was hurt. This makes sense because my brother did a good deed.

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Mrs. Peko
01/08/2013 9:45am

I'm not sure who you are. Please repost using the correct blog name.

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GH6
01/07/2013 10:10pm

The valiant knight was rewarded for his benevolent deed. Benevolent is used correctly in this sentence because the knight was rewarded for his good deed.

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IH6
01/08/2013 7:36am

The children at the scool were said to be kind and benevolent.
This sentence makes sense because the children are being marked by and disposed to doing good.

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SS6
01/08/2013 7:48am

The benevolent student will get better grades on her report card this quarter. This makes sense in this context because it is explaining that the student is disposed to get better grades this quarter.

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EB6
01/08/2013 3:50pm

King's should be benevolent to thier subjects.
This word makes sense in this sentence becauce King's should be kind to their subjects.

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Mrs. Peko
01/09/2013 7:47am

You don't need any apostrophes in your sentences. Also, double check your spelling.

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km7
01/08/2013 4:01pm

The teacher rewarded the child who performed the benevolent deed by giving the child a piece of candy. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the teacher rewarded the child who did the good deed by giving them a piece of candy.

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jh7
01/08/2013 4:17pm

The man deciding to visit the woman in the hospitle was a benevolent deed

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Mrs. Peko
01/09/2013 7:44am

Watch your spelling, and where is your explanation sentence?

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EL8
01/08/2013 4:47pm

The benevolent man worked at the homless center for 5 hours this week. This makes sense because the man is doing a good deed for a long time.

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AP7
01/08/2013 5:04pm

The benevolent coach did not penalize the athlete for showing up twenty minutes late. This sentence makes sense because the coach did something nice for his player by not making him do an extra workout.

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DG8
01/08/2013 5:06pm

My Father was acting a lot more Benevolent than usual. It makes sense because my father was acting more holy than usual.

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as7
01/08/2013 5:14pm

The girl was very benevolent when she helped her little brother do his homework. This makes sense because she did a good deed to help her younger brother.

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KM6
01/08/2013 5:15pm

It was benevolent of Roxy to clean up the park for the community. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because it was a good thing for the girl to clean up the park.

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JP6
01/08/2013 5:42pm

The man gave the school a benevolent amount of money for the renovation. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the man gave enough money.

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Mrs. Peko
01/09/2013 7:45am

The money was benevolent?

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JP6
01/10/2013 8:23pm

The benevolent man gave money to the school. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the man was benevolent in giving the money.

KFM7
01/08/2013 5:54pm

The benevolent boy visited the people in the nursing home. This makes sense in the sentence because the boys deeds where good.

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kb7
01/08/2013 5:58pm

The benevolent priest preached the children and the parents thanked him.
This makes sense because the priest was doing a good deed and being a holy person by teachimg the children.

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BK8
01/08/2013 6:13pm

The teachers at Sandy Hook Elementry School that died to save the children were very benevolent.
Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the teachers are marked by doing good.

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LT7
01/08/2013 7:28pm

The benevolent charity that helps kids with cancer live a happy and healthy life saved many kids lifes this year.The sentence makes sense because the charity was doing a good thing by helping children with cancer improve their lifestyle.

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mh8
01/08/2013 7:36pm

The benevolent woman volunteers three times during the week to different charity organizations. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because benevolent describes a charitble woman.

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RR6
01/08/2013 7:56pm

The runner`s benevolent actions to an injured player got him an "honorable mention". This makes sense because the runner was being nice and or caring to an injured player.

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CH7
01/08/2013 8:43pm

The benevolent girl sent flowers to the man with broken legs. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because since the girl was so kind and good at heart, she sent flowers to the injured man.

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EH6
01/08/2013 8:55pm

The benevolent deed of cleaning the dishes helped out my mom. Benevolent makes sense because it was a good thing that he did.

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BL8
01/08/2013 9:11pm

The benevolent player helped up the player he had knocked down.

Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the player did a good deed and sportsmanly helped up the other player

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JT6
01/08/2013 9:21pm

The benevolent soldier risked his life to save the injured child behind enemy lines. Benevolent makes sense in this context because the soldier was putting himself in harms way to help a child which he had no duty to help.

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BR7
01/08/2013 10:48pm

Pope John Paul II did a benevolent deed when he visited the prisoner who had shot him. The word benevolent makes sense in this sentence because it was an act of kindness to visit the prisoner.

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AH7
01/09/2013 7:59am

Their family does a benevolent job by going to Church every Sunday.
This makes sense because going to Church is a good deed.

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AV7
01/09/2013 3:56pm

The child who visited a nursing home did a benevolent deed.
This makes sense because the child did a good deed.

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NB6
01/09/2013 4:02pm

It was a benevolent person who donated the money to the sports club. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the giver is a charitable person.

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EB6
01/09/2013 4:04pm

Kings should be benevolent to their subjects.
This word makes sense in this sentence because Kings should be kind to their subjects.

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HS7
01/09/2013 4:05pm

The little girl did a benevolent deed when she donated her money to the poor. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the little girl did a good deed by donating money to the poor.

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vv6
01/09/2013 4:12pm

I did a benevolent ded when I gave my old clothes to the poor. This sentence makes sense because i did a good deed.

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CN8
01/09/2013 5:13pm

Everyone loved her benevolent attitude. This makes sense because she had a good attitude

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CW8
01/09/2013 5:27pm

The benevolent young man volunteered at a homeless shelter on Saturday afternoon.

The young man is doing a good, charitable deed by sacrificing his Saturday afternoons to work at the homeless shelter.

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GK7
01/09/2013 5:37pm

Christophers benevolent act to raise money for charity will start a chain reaction of good deeds. Benevolent makes sense in the sentence because Christopher made a kind act in raising money.

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MC7
01/09/2013 5:45pm

The politician's benevolent deed helped him win the election. This sentence makes sense because voters liked that the politician did a good deed.

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GF8
01/09/2013 5:51pm

Mrs.Green is a benevolent teacher because she never assigns homework over the holiday break. The word benevolent makes sense in this sentence because she was doing good.

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ANO8
01/09/2013 5:52pm

The benevolent girl always helps others.
This sentence makes since because the girl was doing good by helping others.

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VD7
01/09/2013 6:08pm

She has many benevolent feelings about doing work for the church. This sentence makes sense because she feels good about doing work for the church.

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OA8
01/09/2013 6:31pm

St. Hilary did many good deeds for the needy which showed what a benevolent person he was.
Benevolent makes sense in my sentence because it is showing that St. Hilary was a very holy person for doing good deeds for the needy.

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KK6
01/09/2013 6:38pm

Joseph's benevolent action towards the little girl made the teacher smile. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the teacher appreiciated Joesph's kind deed towards the little girl.

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cm6
01/09/2013 6:53pm

Her benevolent mom gave money to charity. This makes sense because her mother was charitable, generous, and did a good deed.

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MW6
01/09/2013 7:27pm

The kind woman did a benevolent deed by working at a homeless shelter. The word benevolent makes sense in this sentence because it was good that she worked at the homeless shelter.

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GC8
01/09/2013 7:29pm

My mom is a very benevolent person because she always stays after church and helps. This sentence makes sense because my mom is doing a good deed by helping out after church.

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EB6
01/09/2013 8:34pm

Kings should be benevolent to their subjects.
This word makes sense in this sentence because kings should be kind to their subjects.

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AT7
01/09/2013 10:24pm

The doctor was benevolent to all his patients. The word benevolent makes since in this sentence because he wanted to help all his patients.

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AT7
01/09/2013 10:25pm

The doctor was benevolent to all his patients. The word benevolent makes since in this sentence because he wanted to help all his patients.

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JM8
01/10/2013 3:27pm

The benevolent boy help someone pick up their dropped crayons. Benevolent makes sense here because it was good for the boy to help someone else with their problem.

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RS7
01/10/2013 4:19pm

I did my elderly neighbor an benevolent deed.
This makes since because I did a good deed for my elderly neighbor.

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EM6
01/10/2013 5:00pm

Michael"s benevolent essay boosted his grade up to an A. It makes sense because it was a great essay.

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MF8
01/10/2013 5:01pm

The benevolent student always followed directions in class. This sentence makes sense because the student was good and did what he/she was supposed to do.

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cp6
01/10/2013 5:56pm

Mother Teresa was always positive, spiritual, giving, and had a very benevolent personality by doing frequent acts of kindness. The word benevolent makes sense in the sentence because benevolent is being used an adjective to describe mother Teresa's kind and charitable personality.

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HV8
01/10/2013 7:35pm

The student's benevolent nature made class enjoyable. This sentence makes sense because the students's nature is good.

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scs6
01/10/2013 8:03pm

Haven of Rest is a very benevolent organization because it helps people get their lives back on track.

Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because Haven of Rest helps people who have problems.

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BB6
01/10/2013 8:43pm

Susan and Parker did a benevolent deed by working at the homeless shelter. The word benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the deed was good.

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TP8
01/10/2013 9:04pm

The basketball player did a benevolent act when he helped the other teams player up. This makes sense because the act the basketball player did was kind and charitable.

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OS8
01/10/2013 9:33pm

The students' benevolent work helping to feed the poor at the hunger center was appreciated by the downtrodden families, but also, made her feel good about herself and her parents very proud. This word makes sense in this sentence because benevolent means to do good works for others.

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SH6
01/10/2013 10:00pm

I was benevolent to my dog on national animal day. The statement makes sense because I was nice to my dog on national animal day.

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jd8
01/10/2013 10:15pm

Tommy recieved a gold star from his teacher in reward for his benevolent actions. Benevolent belongs in this sentence because Tommy performed wonderful actions to recieve the award.

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RD8
01/10/2013 10:32pm

The teacher was benevolent to her student by helping her with her homework. Benevolent makes since in this sentence because the teacher wanted to help her student who was having trouble with her assignment,

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ER8
01/10/2013 10:33pm

It was no surprise that the benevolent person in the story later became a saint. Benevolent makes sense in this sentence because the person had to do good and be a good person to become a saint.

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hm8
01/10/2013 11:26pm

St Hilary was benevolent by teaching the word of God. Benevolent works in the sentence because teaching the word of God or living the word of God is what God wants us to do and doing what he wants is doing good things.

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lw7
01/10/2013 11:32pm

The act of babysitting your 3 most awesome adorable cousins for 6 hours and then forcing yourself to stay up to do homework which you cannot do with them around and then not getting paid 2 days in a row is very very very benevolent.
this makes sense because you are completely exhausted after doing that but you did it out of love anyway and now I'm totally soooo exhausted i can't sleep but I love them anyway.

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