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Lewis : benevolens

benevolens bĕnĕvŏlens (in MSS. also bĕnĭvŏ-lens), entis, adj. bene-volo, wishing well, benevolent, favorable, propitious, kind, obliging (ante-class. for the class. benevolus; in Plaut. very freq.), Plaut. Ps. 2, 4, 7 and 8: ero benevolens, id. Truc. 2, 2, 61; id. Bacch. 3, 6, 24: amicus multum benevolens, id. Merc. 5, 2, 46: benevolentes inter se, id. Cist. 1, 1, 25: ite cum dis benevolentibus, id. Mil. 4, 8, 41: benevolentem cum benevolente perire, id. Ep. 1, 1, 72: sodalis, id. Bacch. 3, 3, 71 al.—Comp., sup., and adv., v. benevolus.—Subst.: bĕnĕvŏlens, ntis, comm., a well-wisher, friend, Plaut. Capt. 2, 3, 30: alicui amicus et benevolens, id. Most. 1, 3, 38; id. Pers. 4, 4, 98; id. Trin. 5, 2, 24; 5, 2, 53: sua, id. Cist. 2, 3, 42 al.: illi benivolens, Ter. Phorm. 1, 2, 47 Fleck.