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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
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Frequently in our lives we choose to sacrifice one good for the sake of some other good that is either a higher good or one more necessary in our particular situation.
Our redirecting the force of selection so that it is a wise, just, and compassionate natural selection would do the good for persons and prevent, forestall, counter, or mitigate the previously attendant evils.