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Mr. King is the BENEFACTOR who generously donated the money for the new children's wing in the hospital.

One who supports or helps another
(Bene- good + fact to make)
B

1

She was relived to find out that her tumor was BENIGN.

Harmless
(Bene good)
B

2

The BENEVOLENT god sent rain instead of drought.

Kind; considerate
(Bene- good + vole wish)
B

3

At the reception, the father of the bride offered a BENEDICTION, wishing the couple never-ending love and happiness.

An expression of good wishes
(Bene- good + dictus declaration)
B

4

A good journalist avoids the EUPHEMISMS of war, like "ordnance" for bombs and "collateral damage" for casualties.

The substitution of an inoffensive term for an offensive one
(Eu- good + pheme speech)
E

5

His touching EULOGY for his fallen friend left all the mourners weeping.

A praising tribute
(Eu- good + logia discourse)
E

6

When starting a new school, Mary sought to INGRATIATE herself with her classmates by being excessively nice.

To put oneself in good favor with another
(In- in + grat to please)
I

7

He met me borrow his car GRATIS.

Free of charge
(Grat- thank)
G

8

Each BENEFICIARY receives a debit card which is charged up every month.

One who receives benefits
(Bene- good + fic to make)
B

9

Many restaurants add a GRATUITY to the bill for parties of six or more.

A small payment in gratitude
(Grat- thank)
G

10

Mud pies GRATIFY one of our first and best instincts.

To please
(Grat- thank)
G

11

People who have the disorder often cycle from EUPHORIA to deep depression.

A feeling of extreme happiness
(Eu- good)
E

12

Some words tug at the heart, some pique the mind and others are simply EUPHONIOUS.

Sweet sounding
(Eu- good + phon sound)
E