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best

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for good

make good

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having pleasant desirable qualities

well above average

having the ability to perform well

notably above average in amount, size, or scope

not more or less

indicative of future success or full of promise

having or marked by uprightness in principle and action

characterized by kindness and concern for others

something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

a product or products bought and sold in commerce

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having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

having the normally expected amount

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morally admirable

deserving of esteem and respect

promoting or enhancing well-being

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agreeable or pleasing

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of moral excellence

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having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

thorough

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with or in a close or intimate relationship

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financially sound

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most suitable or right for a particular purpose

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resulting favorably

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exerting force or influence

capable of pleasing

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appealing to the mind

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in excellent physical condition

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tending to promote physical well-being

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not forged

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not left to spoil

generally admired

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(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard ('good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for 'well')

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completely and absolutely ('good' is sometimes used informally for 'thoroughly')

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References in classic literature ?
But they must go nagging at me at every step- 'Sancho said it, Sancho did it, Sancho here, Sancho there,' as if Sancho was nobody at all, and not that same Sancho Panza that's now going all over the world in books, so Samson Carrasco told me, and he's at any rate one that's a bachelor of Salamanca; and people of that sort can't lie, except when the whim seizes them or they have some very good reason for it.
Placing these down on a convenient shelf he fell to with right good will.
Indeed, our pleasant meeting to-day is a proof that when what is good comes of age and is likely to live, there is reason for rejoicing, and the relation between us as clergyman and parishioners came of age two years ago, for it is three-and-twenty years since I first came among you, and I see some tall fine-looking young men here, as well as some blooming young women, that were far from looking as pleasantly at me when I christened them as I am happy to see them looking now.
Oligarchs and democrats go wrong in their conception of the good.
No house, though it were the Tuileries or the Escurial, is good for anything without a master.
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.
And well thou knowest that no target is nigh to make good thy wager.
In short--I am reporting my own conversation-- you may be sure I had all the good sense on my side.
It is a well-known fact that dress plays a very important part in the lives of most women and even the most sensible cannot help owning sometimes how much happiness they owe to a becoming gown, gracefully arranged hair, or a bonnet which brings out the best points in their faces and puts them in a good humor.
With the best intentions in life, the lads had done more harm than good, and the spectacle that met Nurse Rose's eye was a trying one.
SOCRATES: Then both men and women, if they are to be good men and women, must have the same virtues of temperance and justice?
Certainly not; for he thinks that a friend ought always to do good to a friend and never evil.
When I came unto men, then found I them resting on an old infatuation: all of them thought they had long known what was good and bad for men.
In the provision they made for me, it was my good hap to be put to nurse, as they call it, to a woman who was indeed poor but had been in better circumstances, and who got a little livelihood by taking such as I was supposed to be, and keeping them with all necessaries, till they were at a certain age, in which it might be supposed they might go to service or get their own bread.
You may shake your head, father, but I say no good, and will say no good, and I would say no good a hundred times over, if that would bring him back to have the drubbing he deserves.