wholesome


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Synonyms for wholesome

Synonyms for wholesome

not lewd or obscene

Antonyms for wholesome

conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being

sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind

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I had suffered much from the forced and prolonged view of this spectacle; those sufferings I did not now regret, for their simple recollection acted as a most wholesome antidote to temptation.
He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
And as wholesome meat corrupteth to little worms, so good forms and orders corrupt, into a number of petty observances.
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.
But as it is wholesome that the parsimonious public should know what has been doing, and still is doing, in this connexion, I mention here that everything set forth in these pages concerning the Court of Chancery is substantially true, and within the truth.
The fatigue was wholesome, and I was so bad a shot that no other creature suffered loss from my gain except one hapless wild pigeon.
But the summer had been a very happy one, too -- a time of glad living with summer suns and skies, a time of keen delight in wholesome things; a time of renewing and deepening of old friendships; a time in which she had learned to live more nobly, to work more patiently, to play more heartily.
What might appear sordid and squalid to the fastidiously reared, was to them eminently wholesome and natural.
In the good old days up in Colusa we used to hang men like him just to keep the air we breathed clean and wholesome.
done, that my life should throb as bravely through every vein in my body at this minute, and in this deadly place, as ever it did in the wholesome breezes of home?
He rises with the lark, passes the day in wholesome toil, and lies down at night to pleasant dreams.
When you bring me a handsome, wholesome loaf, entirely made by yourself, I shall be more pleased than if you offered me a pair of slippers embroidered in the very latest style.
The Tennessee Fraysers were a practical folk--not practical in the popular sense of devotion to sordid pursuits, but having a robust contempt for any qualities unfitting a man for the wholesome vocation of politics.
But to find citizens ruled by good and wholesome laws, that is an exceeding rare and hard thing
I watched the comings and goings of a busy population congregated in the clean and wholesome new town, where plenty of trees had been planted.