good-humored


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Related to good-humored: self-assured, spirited
  • adj

Synonyms for good-humored

disposed to please

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Frigid and yet friendly, frank yet cautious, shrewd yet credulous, positive yet skeptical, confident yet shy, extremely intelligent and extremely good-humored, there was something vaguely defiant in its concessions, and something profoundly reassuring in its reserve.
The behavior of the audience at present was good-humored, but mischievous.
The next moment a torrent of guttural but good-humored oaths came from Major Burke as he and the two other men saw what was in front of them.
came peals of such healthy and good-humored laughter from the soldiers that it infected the French involuntarily, so much so that the only thing left to do seemed to be to unload the muskets, muskets, explode the ammunition, and all return home as quickly as possible.
The beast was dark blue in color and his face was not fierce nor ferocious in expression, but rather good-humored and droll.
The latter was fair, with beautiful complexion--a trifle sunburnt, blue eyes, good-humored mouth, and features excellent in their way, but a little lacking in expression.
Most unpleasant of all was the first minute when, on coming, happy and good-humored, from the theater, with a huge pear in his hand for his wife, he had not found his wife in the drawing-room, to his surprise had not found her in the study either, and saw her at last in her bedroom with the unlucky letter that revealed everything in her hand.
Instead of being hurt, denying, defending himself, begging forgiveness, instead of remaining indifferent even--anything would have been better than what he did do--his face utterly involuntarily (reflex spinal action, reflected Stepan Arkadyevitch, who was fond of physiology)--utterly involuntarily assumed its habitual, good-humored, and therefore idiotic smile.
As events become increasingly bizarre, Journey to Bom Goody becomes maverick, exciting, and at times insightful in a good-humored way.
BodyVox, the good-humored, light-hearted company that straddles the line between pop culture and high art, returns to The Joyce November 15-20.
The good-humored Mitofsky represented some of New York City real estate's most important entities, including Rudin Management, Clarendon Management, Friedman Management, Manocherian Brothers and Sterling Equities.
Unisoap's marketing team claims the ad was a good-humored and creative strategy to gain market share.
Much of the cast seems a British who's who - Miranda Richardson stars as Queen Mary, who ignores her son with the same insouciant grace with which she ignores the women protesting on behalf of the suffragette movement, while Michael Gambon plays John's good-humored grandfather.
She was also terrific in Fancy Free, scolding the boys like a good-humored big sister.
Daisy Duet (1999) revisited Corbett's interest in untrained dancers, in this case two good-humored men who paced obediently through a square-dance combination of instructions.