Sentence Examples


  • Throughout the meal, Giddon was amiable, keeping his questions and comments to benign things like the weather and geography.
  • It sounds pretty benign, Howie.
  • He could read Fred like a book—start the conversation with a few benign topics, then ease in.
  • He didn't understand the significance of the seemingly benign keypads.
  • Subsequent writers add that Christ, looking at him with a benign countenance, said: "I shall be propitious to you"; while others add the significant words, "at Rome."

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