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  • adv. In a charitable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a charitable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a charitable manner; liberally; beneficently.
  • Indulgently; considerately; kindly; with leniency in judgment: as, to be charitably disposed toward all men.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a charitable manner

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Examples

  • But then I think he says something that, if interpreted charitably, is insightful.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Trouble With Standing Athwart History

  • Due to a posting elsewhere, the previous post has earned some criticism from an poster on one of my increasingly infrequently frequented message boards, which criticism, as best as I understand such a typical response from someone who can be called charitably "not a contender for the Fields Medal," is the title of the post.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • MISFORTUNES, "Rebecca said, softening the phrase charitably for

    Vanity Fair

  • Obviously, such persons fall into the class which the French call charitably the _marchand-amateur_.

    The Collectors

  • “I think Emmy has become prouder since her father’s name was in the —, since Mr. Sedley’s misfortunes, ” Rebecca said, softening the phrase charitably for George’s ear.

    XXIX. Brussels

  • As we wage slaves run the rat race, fighting over the scraps so "charitably" tossed our way in America's "ownership society", we claw each others 'eyes out over issues like Evolution, homosexual rights, and abortion, enabling those leading our depraved social and political institutions to plunder the world's wealth with little or no constraint.

    An Evolution that Would Blow Darwin's Mind:

  • Ah, well! "charitably," I suppose it is a dispensation of

    Vagabondia 1884

  • “I think Emmy has become prouder since her father’s name was in the — since Mr. Sedley’s MISFORTUNES,” Rebecca said, softening the phrase charitably for George’s ear.

    Vanity Fair

  • They would need to "charitably" send all of the doctors, nurses, research scientists, and everyone else right down the line to the janitors and secretaries, packing out into the streets.

    The Moderate Voice

  • While he "charitably" conceded that Bush's administration was not a communist regime that had been overthrown, he remarked, "An unpopular president is leaving, and people have been waiting for this moment.

    redstatesusa

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