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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AC II.v.78 [Cleopatra to Charmian] kindly creatures / Turn all to serpents!
Tim II.ii.222 [Timon to Flavius, of the Senators] 'Tis lack of kindly warmth they are not kind [also: sense 1]