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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 ?
The good old times, the good old times,' repeated the gentleman.
The young man sat a few moments by the roadside, applauding himself greatly, and thinking with how clear a conscience he should meet the minister in his morning walk, nor shrink from the eye of good old Deacon Gookin.
I never saw such a good old fellow to make the best of a thing, and find out the enjoyment of it, as Mr.
Rocheaimard = both the Chateau and the family are fictitious; marechal du camp = general commanding a brigade; le bon vieux temps = the good old days; late King = Louis XVI, guillotined in 1793; en attendant=for the time being}
There was a tinker, two barefoot friars, and a party of six of the King's foresters all clad in Lincoln green, and all of them were quaffing humming ale and singing merry ballads of the good old times.
I do want you to like it, because I wish my girl to be as well and strong as Jessie's boys, who are brought up on this in the good old fashion.
that which you prefer, monsieur," said Planchet; "that good old Anjou wine, which was one day nearly costing us all so dear.
I'll get him in house-servant in some good old family, and then, if he stands the fever and 'climating, he'll have a berth good as any nigger ought ter ask for.
And of finding a father-in-law who is a capital fellow and a liberal good old boy.
Stand up for the good old ways, and down with the Doctor
They ruined an uncommon good old cross-cut saw for me, and broke the saw-buck, too, but I let it pass.
The good old chief immediately came to a halt, and had a long conversation with them, in the course of which he repeated to them the whole history which Captain Bonneville had related to him.