What is the opposite of cruel?

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Adjective
Opposite of inflicting suffering onto others without conscience
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“Maximus was merciful and chose to spare the life of Tigris of Gaul in the gladiator's arena.”
Adjective
Opposite of upsetting in nature
“The arrival of their second child was a joyful blessing for the whole family.”
Adjective
Opposite of imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
“They reached the top of the mountain quickly given the easy conditions and climate.”
Adjective
Opposite of painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
“The rain was a welcome change for the farmers who had endured weeks of drought.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing pain or hurt feelings
“Courtney is a kind person who has performed many wonderful deeds for the elderly.”
Adjective
Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
Adjective
Opposite of arduous, gruelling, demanding
Adjective
(of a tax or other charge) Opposite of extremely high, harsh or severe
“Any income from sources within the U.S. earned by the branch may incur a low tax liability or may not incur any tax liability at all.”
Adjective
Opposite of filled with hatred or intense rivalry (towards another or each other)
Verb
(chiefly Australia, New Zealand) Opposite of spoil or ruin
“Being fastidious in her preparation would facilitate her chances of winning the tournament.”
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