Words of Praise (33)

As mentioned in the book there are a huge number of synonyms for the words very good.

And here is a list (by no means comprehensive!) of 106 of these synonyms. Incidentally 22 of these words (about a fifth) start with the letter ‘s’. I have no idea if this has any linguistic or philosophical significance.

  • amazing
  • astonishing
  • astounding
  • attractive
  • august
  • awesome
  • breathtaking
  • brilliant
  • capital
  • celebrated
  • choice
  • cool
  • desirable
  • divine
  • dynamite
  • elevated
  • estimable
  • exalted
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • exemplary
  • extraordinary
  • fabulous
  • fantastic
  • far-reaching
  • finest
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • glorious
  • gorgeous
  • grandiose
  • great
  • groovy
  • heroic
  • illustrious
  • imposing
  • impressive
  • incomparable
  • incredible
  • inspired
  • invaluable
  • large
  • lofty
  • luxurious
  • magnificent
  • majestic
  • major
  • marvelous
  • matchless
  • meritorious
  • memorable
  • monumental
  • notable
  • noted
  • opulent
  • outstanding
  • overwhelming
  • palatial
  • peerless
  • perfect
  • phenomenal
  • premium
  • priceless
  • prime
  • prodigious
  • rare
  • remarkable
  • renowned
  • resplendent
  • rich
  • sensational
  • skillful
  • smashing
  • splendid
  • splendiferous
  • splendorous
  • staggering
  • stately
  • sterling
  • striking
  • stunning
  • stupendous
  • sublime
  • substantial
  • sumptuous
  • super
  • superb
  • superior
  • superlative
  • supreme
  • sweet
  • swell
  • terrific
  • tip-top
  • top
  • top-notch
  • tremendous
  • transcendent
  • unbelievable
  • unreal
  • unsurpassed
  • wicked
  • wonderful
  • wondrous

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