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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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When I told Starkey that there seemed to be a difference of class as well as age between the two women in the photograph I've described, that the older woman looked working class to me, she good-naturedly pointed out that l don't know a pricey cardigan when I see one.
I wasn't Jon Lester, let's get this straight," Peavy said good-naturedly Tuesday after finalizing a $24 million, two-year contract that came together last week.
Not all of these enzymes behave good-naturedly, however.
And with actress Liv Ullman good-naturedly waiting her turn to be interviewed about her new book, Edward Bernays replies:
A co-worker snatches the phone out of the hands of the talker and good-naturedly indicates that it's time to stop and relax.
This good-naturedly marginal participation is further ironized when we learn that his alcoholism is a result of the failure of American capitalism to grant him a materially adequate position in the first place: He began drinking as a younger man to kill the "pain" of daily facing the hunger of his five children and his own inability to provide for them.
3, laughed good-naturedly when I told him that one of my philosophy students referred to his paperback on Thomism as Flash Fred and his Favorite Friar.
Before and during the game, rival fans mingled good-naturedly.
He was greeted by a gathering of fans, who bombarded him with requests for selfies and autographs and as he good-naturedly complied, a traffic warden quietly placed a parking ticket on his windscreen.
During a debate in the 2008 New Hampshire presidential primary campaign, which Clinton won contrary to predictions of pollsters, she good-naturedly responded to a question about her "personality deficit," then conceded Obama was "very likable.
We haven't given him a name yet we are (still) arguing about it," related Brook good-naturedly.
Transparent: Consider Amazon Studio's "Transparent" as a family comedy -- the Pfeffermans bicker and squabble and good-naturedly torture each other, in that way that only loved ones can
ILOOK forward to the day when I gather my grandchildren around my feet, as I sit good-naturedly in my rocking chair, and enthral them with stories of the past.
In addition to urging Hempfest's many pot smokers not to drive while high or distribute weed to minors, it also good-naturedly suggested that they "listen to Dark Side of the Moon at a reasonable volume.
But the comic took it all good-naturedly and accepted the inevitable.