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  • adverb In a benighted manner


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  • Zimbabwe starves & dies while he parades a wicked, autocratic arrogance before the people he benightedly condemns.


  • Hence he was not the man to prize a Tuscan well dug in the fourteenth century, cleaned perhaps never, and gradually filled to the brim with what the forwardlooking past benightedly took for rubbish.

    The Collectors

  • That young girl, "he added unexpectedly," is one of the least benightedly unintelligent life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting. "

    Life, the Universe, and Everything


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