Glossary

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kindly (adj.) 1natural, proper
kindly (adj.) 2friendly, good-natured, well-disposed
kindly (adj.) 3fitting, suitable
kindly (adv.) 1in accordance with human nature, expressing normal humanity
kindly (adv.) 2with natural affection, with compassion
kindly (adv.) 3lovingly, gently, affectionately
kindly (adv.) 4naturally, spontaneously, convincingly
kindly, and  by all means, in any case
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AYL II.iii.53 [Adam to Orlando] my age is as a lusty winter, / Frosty, but kindly [i.e. taking its natural course; or: of benefit]
R3 II.ii.24 [Boy to Duchess of York, of Richard] he ... kindly kissed my cheek
TG II.iv.38 [Valentine to Silvia] Thurio ... spends what he borrows kindly in your company
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