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 for Humane
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Humane \Hu*mane"\, a. [L. humanus: cf. F. humain. See Human.]
     1. Pertaining to man; human. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor.
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     2. Having the feelings and inclinations creditable to man;
        having a disposition to treat other human beings or
        animals with kindness; kind; benevolent.
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              Of an exceeding courteous and humane inclination.
                                                    --Sportswood.
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     3. Humanizing; exalting; tending to refine.
  
     Syn: Kind; sympathizing; benevolent; mild; compassionate;
          gentle; tender; merciful. -- Hu*mane"ly, adv. --
          Hu*mane"ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  humane
      adj 1: pertaining to or concerned with the humanities;
             "humanistic studies"; "a humane education" [syn:
             humanist, humanistic, humane]
      2: marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of
         suffering [ant: inhumane]
      3: showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "humane":
     Christian, Christlike, Christly, accepting, affectionate,
     altruistic, benevolent, benign, benignant, bleeding, brotherly,
     charitable, chickenhearted, clement, commiserative, compassionate,
     condolent, decent, easy, easygoing, eleemosynary, forbearant,
     forbearing, forgiving, fraternal, gentle, good, gracious, human,
     humanitarian, kind, kindhearted, kindly, kindly-disposed, lax,
     lenient, loving, melting, merciful, mild, moderate, nice, patient,
     philanthropic, pitying, ruthful, soft, softhearted, sympathetic,
     sympathizing, tender, tenderhearted, tolerant, understanding, warm,
     warmhearted
  
  

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