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Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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  1. Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
  2. Suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
  3. (Of behavi) Appropriate; suited to the occasion or purpose; becoming.
Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
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  1. Having sufficient or the required properties for a certain purpose or task; appropriate to a certain occasion.
  2. That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
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  1. Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate.
  2. Suitable; proper; appropriate
Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
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  1. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  2. Kind and considerate
  3. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
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  1. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
  2. Marked by proper behavior.
Possessing and characterized by honor:
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  1. Possessing and characterized by honor:
  2. Used in the House of Commons as a title of respect when speaking of another member.
  3. Consistent with honor or good name:
Worthy of the name; true:
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  1. Worthy of the name; true:
  2. Characteristically belonging to the being or thing in question; peculiar:
  3. Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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  1. Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
  2. (Of behavi) Appropriate; suited to the occasion or purpose; becoming.
  3. Suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
Not involving or suggestive of sexual desire or indecency:
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  1. Not involving or suggestive of sexual desire or indecency:
  2. Pure, decent, or modest in nature, behavior, etc.
  3. Pure or simple in design or style; austere.
Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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  1. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
  2. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
  3. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
Exercising continence.
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  1. Exercising continence.
  2. Characterized by self-restraint in, esp. by total abstinence from, sexual activity
  3. One of the seven great landmasses of the Earth. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
(Phonet.) Articulated without any change in quality and with virtually no movement of the vocal organs; monophthongal
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  1. (Phonet.) Articulated without any change in quality and with virtually no movement of the vocal organs; monophthongal
  2. Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
  3. (Linguistics) Articulated with a single unchanging speech sound; monophthongal:
In accordance with widely held norms of behavior, or of written standards of conduct adopted by the members of a profession. In accordance with widely held norms of behavior, or of written standards of conduct adopted by the members of a profession.
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  1. In accordance with widely held norms of behavior, or of written standards of conduct adopted by the members of a profession. In accordance with widely held norms of behavior, or of written standards of conduct adopted by the members of a profession.
  2. Conforming to the standards of conduct of a given profession or group
  3. Being in accordance with the accepted principles of right and wrong that govern the conduct of a profession:
(Archaic) Without obstacles; clear and open
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  1. (Archaic) Without obstacles; clear and open
  2. Apparently favorable but really false; specious
  3. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
Giving or sharing liberally and willingly; openhanded
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  1. Giving or sharing liberally and willingly; openhanded
  2. Large; ample
  3. Showing kindness and magnanimity:
Sympathetic, friendly, gentle, tenderhearted, generous, etc.
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  1. Sympathetic, friendly, gentle, tenderhearted, generous, etc.
  2. Agreeable or beneficial:
  3. Gentle; tractable; easily governed.
Ready to do favors; helpful; courteous; accommodating
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  1. Ready to do favors; helpful; courteous; accommodating
  2. Happy and ready to do favours for others.
Helpful and obliging.
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  1. Helpful and obliging.
  2. Willing to please; ready to help; obliging
  3. Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; helpful; as an accommodating man, spirit, arrangement.
Characterized by elegance and good taste:
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  1. Characterized by elegance and good taste:
  2. Merciful or compassionate. Used especially of God in Christianity and Islam.
  3. Condescendingly courteous; indulgent:
Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
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  1. Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve:
  2. (Not comparable) Set aside for the use of a particular person or party.
  3. Kept in reserve; set apart for some purpose, person, etc.
Free from flaw or imperfection; impeccable:
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  1. Free from flaw or imperfection; impeccable:
  2. Having no faults or defects, as in character; irreproachable
  3. Having no spots; perfectly clean
  1. Decent; satisfactory
  2. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
  3. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future:
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  1. Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future:
  2. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense:
  3. Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
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  1. Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
Having, or characterized by, moral virtue; righteous
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  1. Having, or characterized by, moral virtue; righteous
  2. (Archaic) Chaste:
  3. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence:
Having or showing a sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered offensive or improper
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  1. Having or showing a sensitive or, sometimes, finicky distaste for what is considered offensive or improper
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
Without a mark or stain
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  1. Without a mark or stain
  2. Made of a stainless material:
  3. Without stain or blemish:
Thorough; complete:
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  1. Thorough; complete:
  2. Showing no evidence of using banned or performance-enhancing substances:
  3. Having no imperfections or blemishes; regular or even:
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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  1. Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Honest and just; honorable
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  1. Honest and just; honorable
  2. Standing, pointing, or directed straight up; in a vertical or perpendicular position; erect
  3. Designed with the pedals below the seat to allow an erect posture rather than a reclining one:
Having worth, merit, or value:
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  1. Having worth, merit, or value:
  2. Having sufficient worth; deserving:
  3. Having enough worth or merit (for someone or something specified); meriting
Lacking blemishes or faults:
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  1. Lacking blemishes or faults:
Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party:
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  1. Characterized by undeviating support, as of a principle or a political party:
  2. Concerned with serious or important matters:
  3. Perfectly horizontal or vertical; level or even:
Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
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  1. Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
  2. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
  3. Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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  1. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
  2. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
  3. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
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  1. Intermediate in value, rate, etc.; hence, normal or ordinary
  2. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  3. (Mathematics) Of, relating to, or constituting an average.
  1. Decent, respectable
  2. That is suitable or appropriate; fit
  3. Appropriate, suitable, or proper.
  1. Appropriate, becoming
  2. Appropriate; suitable; proper.
  3. Proper or right; suitable
Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair
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  1. Pleasant to look at; attractive; fair
  2. (Of a person) Pleasing or attractive to the eye.
  3. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable.
Proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards.
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  1. Proper; in keeping with etiquette or social standards.
  2. Being in accord with conventions or accepted standards; proper.
  3. As it should be; proper; fitting
Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
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  1. Conforming or adhering to an established standard; proper
  2. Conforming to standards; proper:
  3. Conforming to fact or logic; true, accurate, right, or free from errors
  1. Marked by proper behavior.
  2. Characterized by or showing decorum, propriety, good taste, etc.
Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
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  1. Required by the current fashion or custom; socially obligatory.
  2. Required by etiquette; according to good form; proper
Pleasing and agreeable in nature:
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  1. Pleasing and agreeable in nature:
  2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  3. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
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  1. Characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting:
  2. Belonging to one; own:
  3. Fitting; seemly; right
  1. Decent; satisfactory
  2. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
  3. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
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  1. Intended to be worn or positioned facing outward or toward an observer:
  2. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
  3. Having a right angle:
Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
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  1. Pleasing in appearance; fair; handsome
  2. (Of behavi) Appropriate; suited to the occasion or purpose; becoming.
  3. Suitable, proper, fitting, or becoming, esp. as regards conventional standards of conduct or good taste; decorous
Having no imperfections or blemishes; regular or even:
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  1. Having no imperfections or blemishes; regular or even:
  2. Free from dirt, stain, or impurities; unsoiled:
  3. Having few alterations or corrections; legible:
Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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  1. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
  2. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
  3. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
Tending to improve the mind or character
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  1. Tending to improve the mind or character
  2. Tending to suggest health, or soundness
  3. Conducive to or indicative of good health or well-being; salutary:
Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
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  1. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
  2. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
  3. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
Providing physical comfort:
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  1. Providing physical comfort:
  2. Producing feelings of ease or security:
  3. Sufficient to provide financial security:
(Law) Legally qualified, authorized, or fit
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  1. (Law) Legally qualified, authorized, or fit
  2. Well qualified; capable; fit
  3. Properly or sufficiently qualified; capable:
As much or as many as necessary, desirable, or tolerable; sufficient
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  1. As much or as many as necessary, desirable, or tolerable; sufficient
  2. Sufficient to meet a need or satisfy a desire; adequate:
  1. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
  2. Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
  3. Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
(Archaic) Competent; qualified.
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  1. (Archaic) Competent; qualified.
  2. Competent; well-qualified; able
  3. Being as much as is needed; adequate; enough.
Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
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  1. Adequate to satisfy a need, requirement, or standard; satisfactory:
  2. Satisfactory but not superior; passable:
  3. Worth accepting; satisfactory or, sometimes, merely adequate
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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  1. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
  2. Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
  3. Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
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  1. In good physical or mental condition; healthy or untroubled:
  2. (Informal) Certainly
  3. In satisfactory or acceptable condition
Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
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  1. Usual or ordinary in kind or character:
  2. A number, especially the arithmetic mean, that is derived from and considered typical or representative of a set of numbers.
  3. Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale:
Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
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  1. Belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more; joint:
  2. Widespread; prevalent:
  3. Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Neither very bad nor very good; average
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  1. Neither very bad nor very good; average
  2. Consistent with rules, logic, or ethics:
  3. Being in accordance with relative merit or significance:
(Of hair) Somewhat fair
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  1. (Of hair) Somewhat fair
  2. Of moderate size, quality etc
  3. Moderately good, well, large, etc.
Considerable; goodly.
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  1. Considerable; goodly.
  2. Somewhat large or big; goodly.
  3. Rather good than the contrary; not actually bad; tolerable.
Of medium or average quantity or extent.
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  1. Of medium or average quantity or extent.
  2. Of limited or average quality; mediocre.
  3. Opposed to radical or extreme views or measures, especially in politics or religion.
Acceptable for general circulation:
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  1. Acceptable for general circulation:
  2. That may be passed or traversed.
  3. Satisfactory or barely satisfactory for the purpose; adequate
Fairly large in size, number, or amount
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  1. Fairly large in size, number, or amount
  2. Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
  3. Conforming to socially acceptable behavior, attitudes, taste, etc.; proper; correct
Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
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  1. Good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
  2. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
  3. Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
(Archaic) Competent; qualified.
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  1. (Archaic) Competent; qualified.
  2. Competent; well-qualified; able
  3. As much as is needed; equal to what is specified or required; enough
Fairly good; passable
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  1. Fairly good; passable
  2. In fair health; passably well.
  3. Capable of being tolerated; endurable:
Fairly healthy:
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  1. Fairly healthy:
  2. In good health or a good emotional state
  3. In proper or satisfactory operational or working order:
Neat in personal appearance, ways, etc.; orderly
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  1. Neat in personal appearance, ways, etc.; orderly
  2. (Informal) Adequate; satisfactory:
  3. Given to keeping things clean and in order:
Not involving or suggestive of sexual desire or indecency:
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  1. Not involving or suggestive of sexual desire or indecency:
  2. Pure or simple in design or style; austere.
  3. Pure, decent, or modest in nature, behavior, etc.
Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
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  1. Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
  2. Quiet and humble in appearance, style, etc.; not pretentious
  3. Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
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  1. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
  2. Having a pleasant or attractive appearance:
  3. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness:
Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
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  1. Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed:
  2. Complete; utter:
  3. (Linguistics) Articulated with a single unchanging speech sound; monophthongal:
Obtained from the first pressing, without the use of heat
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  1. Obtained from the first pressing, without the use of heat
  2. Never having had trees removed or cut down:
  3. Like or suggesting a virgin because untouched, unmarked, pure, clean, etc.
Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin.
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  1. Relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a virgin.
  2. Of, characteristic of, or proper to a virgin; maidenly
  3. Pure; fresh; untouched; unsullied
Having, or characterized by, moral virtue; righteous
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  1. Having, or characterized by, moral virtue; righteous
  2. Having or showing virtue, especially moral excellence:
  3. (Archaic) Chaste:
Capable of being presented; suitable for presentation
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  1. Capable of being presented; suitable for presentation
  2. In good enough shape that someone or something can be shown to other people, tidy, attractive
  3. 1900, L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
  1. Decent; satisfactory
  2. Worthy of respect or esteem; estimable
  3. Acceptable in appearance; presentable:
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