good-natured


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good-natured

Of or having a kindly, affable, beneficent, and/or obliging propensity, inclination, or personality. Mark is so good-natured, always willing to lend a hand no matter what the task. We're always looking for good-natured individuals to act as mentors to our students with learning disabilities.
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I put up with all the good-natured (and some not so good-natured) jibes about "the Wild West" and the American "gun nut" culture so popular at that time in the liberal British press.
In the wake of the incident, Lauritsen was tagged by some neighbors and friends with the good-natured appellation "Vigilante Mama.
Back at work in New York, Kim has had to take a bit of good-natured ribbing from his employer, who warned him that his once-in-a-lifetime "Get Off Everest Free" pass has now expired.
In a one-off special drama this evening (or maybe 'two-off' as a second will be shown later in the year) John Hannah, who played troubled but good-natured pathologist McCallum on TV a couple of years ago, plays troubled but basically good-natured Detective Inspector John Rebus (Central, 9pm) in an adaptation of the Rankin novel Black & Blue.
That happened only after Fred McBane, a gruff, good-natured 42-year ESCO veteran, was sent over to organize the place.
He corrects errors in previous accounts and sometimes indicates his disagreements with alternative interpretations, but his tone is always good-natured, demonstrating by example that scholarship can be a cooperative enterprise.
Who has not, at some point, evoked good-natured chuckles from the wait person by inadvertently ordering "fags and beans"?
The novel's idealization of rural life, sentimental moralizing, and melodramatic incidents are countered by a sharp but good-natured irony.
But that doesn't mean there isn't room for some good-natured pranks.
Alan Myerson directs Jane Fonda as Iris, a good-natured hooker whose clientele includes a Who's Who of City Hall.
I wrote a good-natured complaint to the Downtown Facebook page.
The attra instantaneous, the only trou that Margot is already marri good-natured but emotiona Lou (Rogen).
The good-natured crowd was made up mostly of students but included a handful in wheelchairs and others in suits and ties.
GARETH Southgate does not have a problem with good-natured banter inside football grounds in the wake of Sol Campbell's accusations of abuse.
Baroness Warsi said: "Everyone was impressed by her good-natured, calm response to the nightmare she found herself in.