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good

(Favorable), adjective admirable, ample, apt, auspicious, beneficial, capital, choice, clean, cordial, correct, estimable, ethical, excellent, fair, favorable, fine, first-rate, genial, healthful, innocent, legitimate, palatable, preferable, proper, propitious, reliable, replete, right, rightful, salubrious, salutary, savory, select, seemly, serviceable, solid, sound, sterling, sufficient, unsullied, untainted, wholesome, worthy

good

(Nice), adjective apt, agreeable, bona fide, chaste, commendable, conscientious, cordial, decent, devout, dutiful, estimable, ethical, exemplary, genial, genuine, honest, honorable, human, just, kind, likeable, meritorious, moral, pious, proper, pure, reliable, righteous, sapid, seemly, sincere, solid, sufficient, toothsome, upright, valid, valuable, virtuous, well-behaved, wholesome, worthy
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan

good

(Skilled), adjective competent, correct, fit, proficient, right, select, skilled, tiptop
Associated concepts: a licensed practitioner in good standing

good

(Benefit), noun advantage, benefit, blessing, excellence, favor, gain, happiness, improvement, item, kindness, prize, profit, prosperity, service, weal, windfall

good

(Virtue), noun caliber, character, ethics, honesty, integrity, merit, probity, rectitude, righteousness, value, veracity, weal, worth
See also: advantage, appropriate, auspicious, behalf, benefit, betterment, clean, competent, ethical, favorable, item, meritorious, moral, palatable, preferable, proficient, salutary, sapid, savory, select, sterling, upright, valid, valuable, welfare
References in classic literature ?
Surely, he said, a man may be expected to love those whom he thinks good, and to hate those whom he thinks evil.
Yes, but do not persons often err about good and evil: many who are not good seem to be so, and conversely?
SOCRATES: But if the good are not by nature good, are they made good by instruction?
In the first place, he is the son of a wealthy and wise father, Anthemion, who acquired his wealth, not by accident or gift, like Ismenias the Theban (who has recently made himself as rich as Polycrates), but by his own skill and industry, and who is a well- conditioned, modest man, not insolent, or overbearing, or annoying; moreover, this son of his has received a good education, as the Athenian people certainly appear to think, for they choose him to fill the highest offices.
Sir Henry put out all his enormous strength, and Good and I did the same, with such power as nature had given us.
We were utterly perplexed, till suddenly it struck Good that when I had lit the match the draught of the passage blew the flame to the left.
He cared nothing about good horses or good driving; he only cared for going fast.
She was often used in the phaeton, and was very much liked by some of the ladies, because she was so gentle; and some time after this she was sold to two ladies who drove themselves, and wanted a safe, good horse.
I'll hold the best of you twenty marks," quoth bold Robin, "that I hit the clout at threescore rods, by the good help of Our Lady fair.
I told you I promised my good Fairy to behave myself, and I am going to keep my word.
When night cometh, then take I good care not to summon sleep.
Then Reynold turned him about to the crowd and shouted: "Hark ye, good people, I have entered the Sheriff's service, and need not the yoke of steers for prize.