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meritorious

adjective above par, acceptable, approvable, approved, august, benevolent, better, charitable, chivalric, chivalrous, choice, commendable, commendatory, conscientious, credit-worthy, creditable, dazzling, decent, deserving, deserving of commendation, deserving of compliment, deserving of praise, deserving of reward, desirable, dignified, distinctive, distinguished, dutiful, edifying, elevated, eminent, entitled, estimable, ethical, excellent, exemplary, extraordinary, fine, first-rate, generous, glorious, good, good-quality, great, greathearted, guiltless, heroic, high-minded, high-principled, honest, honorable, idealistic, impeccable, incorrupt, incorruptible, irreproachable, just, laudatory, laude dignus, lofty, magnanimous, marvelous, moral, noble, perfect, philanthropic, possessing merit, praiseworthy, preeminent, prime, princely, principled, proper, quality, rare, refined, reliable, reputable, right-minded, righteous, select, solid, sound, splendid, stainless, sterling, sublime, substantial, superior, superlative, supreme, terrifc, tested, unimpeachable, unselfish, upright, valuable, virtuous, well-done, well-intentioned, wonderful, worth imitating, worthwhile, worthy, worthy of fame, worthy of praise
Associated concepts: meritorious cause, meritorious cause of action, meritorious claim, meritorious defense, meritorious grounds
See also: cogent, conscientious, exemplary, high-minded, incorruptible, justifiable, laudable, major, moral, reputable, sterling, unimpeachable
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Participants unanimously stressed the need to ensure recruitment of police transparently, meritoriously and free from all sorts of influences and political pressure.
Dr Thashli's entire schooling was at Abu Dhabi and latter was meritoriously admitted for MBBS at Kasturba Medical College.
The diploma in banking was essential for me to meritoriously uplift my career and secondly certification of corporate secretary was important to excel in the business sector.
Such investment will save workers, who have served meritoriously form dying prematurely in penury, which usually occurs when pension and gratuities are not paid to workers over a long period of time after retirement.
If a bad impulse occurs and is willed away, this does not mean that one has meritoriously willed or indeterminately chosen the good, because the innate knowledge consists of an a priori preference for the good that governs for the good and finds pleasure in the good, even when individual behavior reflects an inability or unwillingness of compliance.
Jenkins remained in Great Lakes for Seaman ATD School where he was meritoriously promoted to seaman for his outstanding performance.
No doubt worried by the devastating sufferings of the vast majority of public sector pensioners who have served the nation meritoriously, the Federal government of Nigeria decided to do something positive about the matter.
If our present always comes forward as a knot to be untangled, a coil of the infinite historical possibilities that determined it--as Marienbad meritoriously reminds us--it is equally true that if we really think of our self-realization as an understanding of ourselves by ourselves, our attempts and our recollections cannot avoid concrete past events in their practical, even legalistic irreversibility.
If we wait for the dust to settle and to see who is left standing before we apply the terms "opportunity" and "entrepreneur," we have to deal with the problem of meritoriously distinguishing the successes from the failures (Gorling & Rehn, 2008).
Speaking on the occasion of Silver Jubilee he stated: 'Having served the country meritoriously in the process of democratization of education and training over the last 25 years, the university now needs to consolidate its diverse operations and look ahead in the area of providing employable skills to youth in the country.
He's an outstanding young Marine and was our choice for being combat meritoriously promoted to his current rank," said Gillespie, a native of Stafford, Virginia.
The students had auditioned for the YES academy months in advance; meritoriously handpicked, they all seemed eager to prove that this was not an opportunity to be wasted considering that many were on scholarships funded by various sponsors.