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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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Hansen responded to this good-humouredly by recommending Robertson reread that section of the book with the following in mind: "according to classical doctrine the unemployed could find work at lower real wages" (2), although he admitted that he would re-phrase this section better with Robertson's criticism in mind.
Knowles also guides the reader good-humouredly through difficult items and indicates other pertinent sources.
Surely at that party I will find other losers like me who will: a) give an understanding nod and ignore the glaring mismatch because they sport something as incongruous on their person; or, b) smile and pat me on the shoulder and whisper good-humouredly, paraphrasing Mark Twain's words, "I empathise.
Anyway, I played my part in keeping up the pretence until we arrived on the course, when David was still good-humouredly accepting the greetings of his brother's loyal fans.
99 was a tremendous end to the evening with a tender adagio and a rollicking finale, tangy narrow-bore trumpets to the fore, and a false ending that caught the audience out good-humouredly.
AS LANCASHIRE and Yorkshire struggled for bonus points in the rain-wrecked Roses match at Old Trafford yesterday, the more zealous home supporters could argue good-humouredly that the announcement of England's preliminary squad for the inaugural Twenty20 World Championship represented a pleasantly conclusive 4-1 victory for cricketers west of the Pennines.
When the audience asked for requests he held up his own song board and good-humouredly pointed out that if it wasn't on it then he wasn't going to do it.