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kindly

kind·ly

kindly

 
 
pronunciation:
kaInd li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
phrases:
take kindly to
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: kindlier, kindliest
definition 1: showing or having kindness.
antonyms:
atrocious, barbed, unkind, unkindly, vicious
similar words:
benevolent, friendly, good, warm-hearted
definition 2: being of a mild or caring disposition.
antonyms:
acrid, unkind, unkindly
similar words:
charitable, good, kind, warm-hearted
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part of speech: adverb
inflections: kindlier, kindliest
definition 1: in a cordial or kind manner.
antonyms:
ill, unkindly
similar words:
well
definition 2: please.
Would you kindly help me?
phrase: take kindly to