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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 still the red-faced gentleman extolled the good old times, the grand old times, the great old times.
But he had no power to retreat one step, nor to resist, even in thought, when the minister and good old Deacon Gookin seized his arms and led him to the blazing rock.
The good old minister was taking a walk along the graveyard to get an appetite for breakfast and meditate his sermon, and bestowed a blessing, as he passed, on Goodman Brown.
Phoebe bade it be a good old chicken during her absence, and promised to bring it a little bag of buckwheat.
15} he gave it to the good old woman, who folded it tidily up, and hung it for him over a peg by his bed side, after which she went out, pulled the door to by a silver catch, and drew the bolt home by means of the strap.
At one time they must have been full of good old slow West Indiamen of the square-stern type, that took their captivity, one imagines, as stolidly as they had faced the buffeting of the waves with their blunt, honest bows, and disgorged sugar, rum, molasses, coffee, or logwood sedately with their own winch and tackle.
He greeted Philip with enthusiasm, and with his usual volubility told him that he had come to live in London, Ruth Chalice was a hussy, he had taken a studio, Paris was played out, he had a commission for a portrait, and they'd better dine together and have a good old talk.
Although Iogel did not acknowledge this to be the real mazurka, everyone was delighted with Denisov's skill, he was asked again and again as a partner, and the old men began smilingly to talk about Poland and the good old days.
A woman should be able to sit down and play you or sing you a good old English tune.
I missed my good old mother and the dear little ones; who almost tear me to pieces for sheer love.
He sat lifeless on the steps: the morning-star,* that is to say, the heavy wooden staff, headed with iron spikes, and which had nothing else in common with its sparkling brother in the sky, had glided from his hand; while his eyes were fixed with glassy stare on the moon, looking for the good old fellow of a spirit which still haunted it.
Kester was an old bachelor and reputed to have stockings full of coin, concerning which his master cracked a joke with him every pay-night: not a new unseasoned joke, but a good old one, that had been tried many times before and had worn well.
He was highly delighted, of course, and in the exuberance of his joy invited a large party of friends to a petit souper on the morrow, for the purpose of broaching the good old Mr.
She did not know it, but that good old fashion of simplicity made the plain gowns pretty, and the grace of unconsciousness beautified their little wearer with the charm that makes girlhood sweetest to those who truly love and reverence it.
Andrew Lawrence COMMON sense at last, back in the good old days if I went home from school and told my father a teacher had clipped me, I would get another off him and told I must have deserved it Karen Aherne Pullen NOT sure they were the good old days, more like the dark ages.