What is the opposite of malicious?

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Adjective
Opposite of of, pertaining to, or as a result of malice or spite
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“He enjoyed the music so much he went to the piper and gave him enough to buy whiskey for himself and his friends, which was a lovely gesture from a lovely man.”
Adjective
Opposite of morally depraved
“He presented himself as an honest and virtuous man, a spokesman for the outsiders in society.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
Adjective
Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
Adjective
(of an action or statement) Opposite of causing or intended to cause harm or trouble
“It seems a pretty harmless form of entertainment that may even encourage a healthy scepticism in its audience.”
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or showing envy
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 obscene or offensive in nature
“Brian always managed to still be funny while sticking to telling wholesome jokes.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing harm to someone's reputation
Noun
Opposite of the act of traducing
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