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 for goodly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Goodly \Good"ly\, adv.
     Excellently. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Goodly \Good"ly\, a. [Compar. Goodlier; superl. Goodliest.]
     [OE. godlich, AS. g[=o]dlic. See Good, and Like.]
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     1. Pleasant; agreeable; desirable.
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              We have many goodly days to see.      --Shak.
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     2. Of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as,
        a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses.
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              The goodliest man of men since born.  --Milton.
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     3. Large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number.
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              Goodly and great he sails behind his link. --Dryden.
        Goodlyhead

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  goodly
      adj 1: large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a
             considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a
             hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money";
             "a sizable fortune" [syn: goodly, goodish, healthy,
             hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  119 Moby Thesaurus words for "goodly":
     Junoesque, advantageous, affable, agreeable, amiable, amicable,
     ample, amply endowed, auspicious, becoming, beneficial, benevolent,
     big, blissful, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, built, built for comfort,
     bumper, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, capital, cheerful, cogent,
     comely, commendable, compatible, complaisant, congenial,
     consequential, considerable, cordial, curvaceous, curvy, desirable,
     dulcet, elegant, en rapport, enjoyable, estimable, excellent,
     expedient, fair, fair and pleasant, famous, favorable, felicific,
     felicitous, fine, genial, goddess-like, good, good-looking,
     gracious, grand, grateful, gratifying, great, harmonious, healthy,
     heart-warming, helpful, honeyed, kind, large, large-scale,
     laudable, likable, likely, lovely to behold, man-sized,
     mellifluous, mellow, nice, noble, numerous, personable, pleasant,
     pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, pneumatic,
     presentable, profitable, regal, rewarding, royal, satisfying,
     shapely, sightly, significant, sizable, sizeable, skillful,
     slender, sound, splendid, stacked, statuesque, substantial, sweet,
     tall, tidy, useful, valid, very good, virtuous, welcome,
     well-built, well-favored, well-formed, well-made,
     well-proportioned, well-shaped, well-stacked
  
  

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