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

  groovy \groov"y\ (gr[=oo]"v[y^]), a.
     Very pleasant or very enjoyable; marvelous; wonderful;
     excellent; -- expressing strong approval, usually of
     enjoyable experiences. [informal, 1960's] [WordNet sense 1]
  
     Syn: bang-up, bully, cool, corking, cracking, dandy, far-out,
          great, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(predicate),
          out-of-sight, outtasight, peachy, psychedelic, slap-up,
          swell, smashing.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     2. Very chic; as, groovy clothes. [British informal] [WordNet
        sense 2]
  
     Syn: swagger.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. same as hip. [informal, 1960's]
  
     Syn: hip, with it.
          [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  groovy
      adj 1: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car";
             "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply
             smashing" [syn: bang-up, bully, corking,
             cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat,
             nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell,
             smashing]
      2: (British informal) very chic; "groovy clothes" [syn:
         groovy, swagger]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "groovy":
     OK, ace-high, bad, bang-up, bonzer, boss, bully, but good, cool,
     corking, crackerjack, dandy, delicious, divine, ducky, fab,
     fine and dandy, gear, glorious, go-go, goody, great, heavy, hep,
     hip, hot, hunky-dory, into, jam-up, just dandy, keen, marvy, mean,
     neat, nifty, nobby, okay, on the beam, out of sight, peachy,
     peachy-keen, really into, ripping, rum, scrumptious, slap-up,
     smashing, solid, something else, spiffing, spiffy, stunning, swell,
     tough, with it, wizard
  
  

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