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- adj. Only tolerably good; somewhat favorable.
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- adj. about average; acceptable
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‘He comes pelting in here like a maniac, interfering in a perfectly ordinary and, so far as I was concerned, a perfectly sporting and quite proper little jam-session, and then hauls off and takes a fair to middling slam at me!