Awkward moments and hilarity ensue until the humbled hero gets rescued by benevolent locals and in the process, gets transformed.
If you have a great person in charge then a benevolent dictator is wonderful.
Eight years later, Valjean has assumed a new identity as Monsieur Madeleine, a wealthy and benevolent factory owner.
Dickens pretended to be a benevolent father, but he scared his kids half to death.
CrossFitters work out in groups, moving to the demands of a benevolent taskmaster.
They are, in fact, as we have already seen, the representatives of the benevolent ancestral ghosts.
It is understood that Col. Lawrence will commence this benevolent and patriotic work in the spring or early summer.
His hero, a young baronet of wealth, and of a benevolent and generous temper, is crossed in love.
What do we desire but that men should be happy, just, benevolent?
The root of all benevolent actions is filial piety and fraternal love.
mid-15c., "wishing to do good, kindly," from Middle French benivolent and directly from Latin benevolentem (nominative benevolens) "wishing (someone) well, benevolent," related to benevolentia "good feeling" (see benevolence). Related: Benevolently.