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  • adj. Alternative spelling of good-natured.

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Examples

  • The goodnatured Mole picked up a stick, formed his prisoners up in a line on the floor, gave them the order ` Quick march! 'and led his squad off to the upper floor.

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  • A poor lookout, thought Cadfael, shaking his head, for that small, sharp, dark creature, Cristina daughter of Tudur, if she required more of her husband than a goodnatured adolescent boy, willing to tolerate and accommodate her, but quite undisposed to love.

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  • The officer was a man of fifty or so, old enough to be tolerant of officious Benedictine brothers, goodnatured enough to comply with casual demands on some minutes of his time, where he had little work to do but watch others at work, and already gratified at being spared any further fighting over La Musarderie.

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  • Marsha not only looked supernaturally youthful for her age but her mind is still sharp and she's a graceful speaker with a streak of goodnatured humor.

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  • The "Tour de Palm Springs" is a goodnatured annual charity event where anyone can ride with fellow cycling enthusiasts around the Coachella Valley in either 100-mile, 55-mile, 25-mile, 10-mile or 5-mile routes.

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  • By strategically positioning a goodnatured hack between the celebrity and the public, the publishing industry is doing fans of the joyously cretinous a terrible disservice.

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  • The Stampfels were goodnatured and often kind, but they weren't sentimental.

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  • A cover of an old psychedelic number, "I Can Hear the Grass Grow" sounds neither nostalgic nor ironic, but simply goodnatured coming from the Fall.

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  • When he got out and walked back the driver was sitting at the wheel chewing gum and watching him with a sort of goodnatured arrogance.

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  • They were set to film Crimewatch, he reported, and he scowled at the goodnatured comments about a star being born, which rose when he made this announcement.

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