Good and Ill


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Good adverb – In a satisfactory way.
Usage example: things are going good for us

Ill is an antonym for good in bad topic.
Nearby Words: goodness, goodly, goody
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Ill adjective – Causing or capable of causing harm.
Usage example: one of the ill effects of winter weather is the rapid spread of germs as people spend more time together indoors

Good is an antonym for ill in topics: harmful, harm, misfortune, bad, sick.
Nearby Word: illness
Antonyms for Ill
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How words are described

particular particular good particular ill
common common good common ill
social social good social ill

Things that words describes

person good person ill person
friend good friend ill friend
character good character ill character
people good people ill people
Other nouns: fortune, luck, parents, effect, time, characters, king, news, father, deeds, friends, intentions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Franchise / The Matrix Not So Different: As it turns out, humanity and the Machines have a good deal in common, for good or ill.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can In Deadlands, a group of Native Americans sealed off "The Hunting Grounds" (affecting all magic, good or ill, but ill vastly outnumbered good).
  • High School A.U. This is the most common form of Alternate Universe Fic, for good or ill, mostly because it is an easy setting to write for, probably because a lot of fanfic writers are high school age themselves.
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Ill and Good. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 19, from
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Ill or Good. 2016. Accessed September 19, 2021.

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