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Roget category 618

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.1. Volition in general
›› 5.1.3. Objects of volition

#618. Good

noun

good, benefit, advantageimprovement etc. 658greatest good, supreme goodinterest, service, behoof, behalfwealmain chance, summum bonum [Lat.], common wealconsummation devoutly to be wished —" gain, bootprofit, harvest.
boon etc. (gift) 784good turn blessingworld of goodpiece of good luck [Fr.], piece of good fortune [Fr.]nuts, prize, windfall, godsend, waif, treasure-trove.
good fortune etc. (prosperity) 734happiness etc. 827.
[Source of good] goodness etc. 648utility etc. 644remedy etc. 662pleasure giving etc. 829.

adjective

commendable etc. 931useful etc. 644good &c. — beneficial etc. 648.

adverb

well, aright, satisfactorily, favorably, not amis [Fr.] all for the bestto one's advantage etc. n. — in one's favor, in one's interest etc. n..

phrase

so far so goodmagnum bonum [Lat.].



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