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- adjective benevolent.
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- adjective idiomatic
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- adjective showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
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Luffy grew up in a seaside village that provided refuge for a rather unusual pirate crew, led by good-hearted Captain Shanks.
Tom Lynch is being given a $1,000 reward, and a tribute to this good-hearted rummage saler will be posted alongside the meteorite when it goes back on display.
What he meant was that he wanted his characters to be honest, ordinary people, as he might find in his strata of society, flawed and well-meaning, good-hearted and self-effacing, bound by the conventions and the restrictions of their day but quietly dreaming of a little local heroism in their souls.
And Steve Schirripa, who played good-hearted hoodlum Bobby Baccalieri on HBO's The Sopranos, says he didn't necessarily want to be a game show host. ...
Poor Saul (James Franco), the weed dealer, is a good-hearted fella unknowingly surrounded by murderous lowlifes.
But how many times does “good-hearted” abuse need to go unpunished before something more insidious happens?
In a brief but vivid scene that has him seated at a desk, eating that sandwich and tapping at an old-fashioned printing calculator, Conrad Feininger manifests the good-hearted awkwardness of Dennis's stepfather, Holtzman, a wealthy shoe store owner.
Next door, in the bustling market, stall holders — selling horn-hewn salad tossers, bejeweled flip-flops and shell necklaces — enjoy good-hearted bargaining with punters.
By the way, one of his works was just auctioned and all the money was donated to the pickers' association … There are good-hearted people in this world, Mr Bradshaw.
Her vivid characterizations of these damaged but good-hearted people and the joyous but realistic manner in which she draws New York City come together in an utterly charming fable about the creation of community.