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

  Healthy \Health"y\ (-[y^]), a. [Compar. Healthier
     (-[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Healthiest.]
     1. Being in a state of health; enjoying health; hale; sound;
        free from disease; as, a healthy child; a healthy plant.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              His mind was now in a firm and healthy state.
                                                    --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Evincing health; as, a healthy pulse; a healthy
        complexion.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Conducive to health; wholesome; salubrious; salutary; as,
        a healthy exercise; a healthy climate.
  
     Syn: Vigorous; sound; hale; salubrious; healthful; wholesome;
          salutary.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  healthy
      adj 1: having or indicating good health in body or mind; free
             from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby";
             "staying fit and healthy" [ant: unhealthy]
      2: financially secure and functioning well; "a healthy economy"
      3: promoting health; healthful; "a healthy diet"; "clean healthy
         air"; "plenty of healthy sleep"; "healthy and normal outlets
         for youthful energy"; "the salubrious mountain air and
         water"- C.B.Davis; "carrots are good for you" [syn:
         healthy, salubrious, good for you(p)]
      4: exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a
         healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of
         French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and
         management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to
         the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his
         decision" [syn: healthy, intelligent, levelheaded,
         level-headed, sound]
      5: 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 :

  101 Moby Thesaurus words for "healthy":
     advantageous, alive and kicking, auspicious, beneficial,
     benevolent, benign, big, bon, bonny, bracing, braw,
     bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, bueno, bumper, bunkum, capital,
     chipper, cogent, commendable, considerable, constitutional,
     elegant, enjoying health, estimable, eupeptic, excellent,
     expedient, fair, famous, favorable, fine, fit, fit and fine,
     flourishing, full of beans, good, good for, goodly, grand, great,
     hale, hale and hearty, health-enhancing, health-preserving,
     healthful, helpful, hygeian, hygienic, in condition,
     in fine fettle, in fine whack, in good case, in good health,
     in good shape, in health, in high feather, in mint condition,
     in shape, in the pink, invigorating, kind, large, large-scale,
     laudable, man-sized, nice, noble, nourishing, numerous, nutritious,
     pleasant, profitable, refreshing, regal, right, robust, royal,
     salubrious, salutary, sane, sanitary, sizable, skillful, sound,
     splendid, strong, sturdy, substantial, tall, thriving, tidy, tonic,
     trim, useful, valid, very good, vigorous, virtuous, well, whole,
     wholesome
  
  

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