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

  Kind \Kind\ (k[imac]nd), a. [Compar. Kinder (k[imac]nd"[~e]r);
     superl. Kindest.] [AS. cynde, gecynde, natural, innate,
     prop. an old p. p. from the root of E. kin. See Kin
     kindred.]
     1. Characteristic of the species; belonging to one's nature;
        natural; native. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              It becometh sweeter than it should be, and loseth
              the kind taste.                       --Holland.
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     2. Having feelings befitting our common nature; congenial;
        sympathetic; as, a kind man; a kind heart.
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              Yet was he kind, or if severe in aught,
              The love he bore to learning was his fault.
                                                    --Goldsmith.
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     3. Showing tenderness or goodness; disposed to do good and
        confer happiness; averse to hurting or paining;
        benevolent; benignant; gracious.
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              He is kind unto the unthankful and to evil. --Luke
                                                    vi 35.
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              O cruel Death, to those you take more kind
              Than to the wretched mortals left behind. --Waller.
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              A fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind. --Garrick.
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     4. Proceeding from, or characterized by, goodness,
        gentleness, or benevolence; as, a kind act. "Manners so
        kind, yet stately." --Tennyson.
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     5. Gentle; tractable; easily governed; as, a horse kind in
        harness.
  
     Syn: Benevolent; benign; beneficent; bounteous; gracious;
          propitious; generous; forbearing; indulgent; tender;
          humane; compassionate; good; lenient; clement; mild;
          gentle; bland; obliging; friendly; amicable. See
          Obliging.
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