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kind adj.:
1. natural, appropriate, proper Ado I. i. 26 “A kind overflow of kindness,” Lucr. 1423.
2. favourable, gracious Tp. III. i. 69 “kind event,” Tim. I. ii. 155, Sonn. x. 11.
3. affectionate, loving, fond Err. I. i. 43 “kind embracements,” All'sW. V. iii. 315, 2H6 I. i. 19 “this kind kiss,” Ham. IV. v. 145 “the kind . . . pelican,” Compl. 186 “Where neither party is nor true nor kind.”
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    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 3.1
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