Đồng nghĩa của correct

Alternative for correct

corrects, corrected, correcting

Đồng nghĩa: accurate, adjust, change, mark, proper, remedy, right, true,

Trái nghĩa: incorrect, wrong,

Adjective

Free from error
right accurate precise true exact veracious faultless flawless strict certain conclusive definitive faithful infallible irrefutable perfect reliable unambiguous undeniable undisputed unimpeachable unquestionable unrefuted valid error-free errorless proper unerring appropriate dead-on good meticulous OK on-target regular scrupulous so spot-on standard word-perfect acceptable bang on O.K. actual amen equitable factual impeccable just legitimate okay on the beam on the button righteous rigorous stone truthful undistorted unmistaken veridical on the mark on the money on the nail spot on along the right lines dead on for sure on target on the right track on track right on right stuff according to Hoyle cooking with gas free of error on the ball on the nose on the right lines right as rain authentic literal genuine sound definite reasonable kosher authoritative absolute real direct solid detailed close clear-cut fair unvarnished legit credible explicit warranted realistic suitable veritable ideal matter-of-fact bona fide effective sure model specific defined convincing fitting lawful distinct defensible dead right legal accepted unfailing satisfactory inch-perfect honest fact-based particular trustworthy rightful unmistakable pinpoint all right methodical thorough justified verifiable certified word for word concrete sensible unequivocal hard unembellished logical unadulterated verbatim recognized supportable careful true to life fit picture-perfect clear dinkum validated picture-book letter-perfect punctilious well-founded telling it like it is unblemished as it really happened recognised judicious rigid systematic objective lifelike adequate well founded authorized sharp sanctioned certifiable scientific just right commensurate deadly formal unelaborated approved immaculate licit licensed documentary nonfictional categorical warrantable historical pure official irreproachable whole exemplary veristic verisimilar spotless stainless justifiable seamless indefectible cogent just so rational exactly right straightforward plausible unobjectionable established very licenced authorised supreme average without error requisite necessary agreeable positive inerrant conscientious satisfying bull's-eye on the level painstaking discriminating deft discriminative skilful skillful punctual tenable simple ultraprecise express intact assured undeviating unexaggerated accredited constitutional understandable reasoned without blemish sustainable authenticated vindicable dependable copybook admissible foolproof textbook defendable documented verified fine alright natural acknowledged unbroken classic canonical coherent normal unexceptionable without fault believable unabridged endorsed ratified best permissible dead existent undoubted exquisite straight final nice sober sure-fire decent allowed in order clean tolerable decisive safe commonsensical levelheaded pukka opportune archetypal competent consummate optimal passable sure-enough up to par up to standard up to scratch sufficing sufficient serviceable de facto inerrable comfortable true-blue unsullied quintessential fail-safe up to the mark up to snuff signed and sealed well-suited watertight straight from the horse's mouth well grounded as true as I'm sitting here good enough well-grounded as true as I'm standing here orthodox severe vindicated confirmed befitting fastidious unwavering stringent well defined lethal minute conventional naturalistic case preferable clearly defined plain uncompromising delicate crystal clear due statutory vérité unswerving unfaked complete bare surgical determinate individual uncanny inevitable hunky-dory in depth what really happened what actually happened compelling sincere gospel stark failsafe univocal to a T polished well-defined invariable narrow in accordance with the facts pragmatic lucid congruent viable workable grounded reputable in accordance with reality excusable perfected to a turn undamaged undeceptive persuasive signed sealed just what the doctor ordered just what we need unimpaired explainable forgivable maintainable arguable apparent ordinary unembroidered written usual verbal critical de jure mint unmarked creditable relevant ordered cleared customary cathedral decided ex cathedra and delivered ex officio pardonable remissible venial allowable probable condonable identical superlative pristine superb on the line on the up and up high-principled like it is pertinent made to order apt ultimate prototypical tailor-made just the job masterly not figurative the real McCoy for real based on facts dead-center downright tip-top able to hold water characteristic representative guileless typical ingenuous archetypical enough indubitable echt artless unaffected entire unspoiled unmarred weighty analytic analytical consequent prudent absolutely right very accurate exactly correct by the book to the point unpretentious undesigning unpretending as good as new as sound as a bell telling thoughtful ample commensurable blow-by-blow word-for-word to the letter letter-for-letter letter for letter honest-to-goodness pucka optimum surefire guaranteed unbeatable can't-miss efficacious abundant sinless frank overt candid aboveboard forthright open straight from shoulder up front square all there holding water profound well-advised holding up responsible holding up in wash got it together together intellectual unassailable advisable right-thinking standing up cool right-minded dinky-di unadorned firm commonsense commonsensible informed proportionate plenty real McCoy incorrupt blameless prime peak top circumstantial bonafide innocent untarnished moral virtuous upright guiltless congruous nailed down on the numbers idyllic foremost tried and true handy effectual useful always effective apodictic incontrovertible tried and tested helpful steady undeceivable efficient omniscient never failing uncorrupted cleanhanded inculpable lily-white white squeaky-clean legalized binding unbiased unprejudiced plentiful plenteous apposite apropos suited bounteous finest unspotted crimeless unguilty balanced ten aces A-okay above reproach above suspicion unflawed whiter than white note-perfect as pure as the driven snow squeaky clean beyond reproach fleckless beyond criticism apple-pie enow aplenty copious as much as you need fitted as much as is necessary minimal bountiful choicest choice true-to-life contractual usable respectable true-life card-carrying legalised unexpired presentable best possible fairish palatable straight from horse's mouth middling convenient moderate common pre-eminent best-case assuaging assuasive appeasing legally acceptable legally binding swell pleasant snug goodish unexceptional sufficiently good pretty good jake fairly good run-of-the-mill bog-standard completely understandable so-so A-OK middle-of-the-road fair-to-middling quite good totally fine not bad in effect within the law in force original tangible indisputable substantial attested naive unalloyed sterling physical palpable unassuming corporeal material real-life proven out-and-out existing uncontrived modest upfront substantive utter humble evident living total homely well-established unmitigated perceptible without airs unfeigned arrant everyday sheer graphic outright unimaginary fixed representational unstudied uncounterfeited substantiated unpresumptuous near set naïve non-fictional thoroughgoing photo-realistic practical outspoken three-dimensional spontaneous unsophisticated fair dinkum easy essential unmixed intrinsic unqualified fair and square unprocessed full live refined manifest uncontaminated undiluted traditional bodily unimposing unostentatious unmannered on the up-and-up demonstrable real-world vivid current prevailing incarnate photographic non-spiritual childlike naturalist trusty settled habitual general unreserved stock accustomed popular corporal mainstream unremarkable routine speaking expected vanilla plain-spoken visible wonted prosaic workaday garden-variety phenomenal appreciable universal classical measurable not copied easy-going laid-back self-effacing twenty-four carat historic quantifiable cracker-barrel incontestable inescapable demonstrated kitchen-sink cut-and-dried standard-issue meaning what one says sure enough warts and all straight dinkum dinky-die nonfiction qualified expert professional according to law permitted loyal conforming royal informal heartfelt earnest known unpretended hearty above board all-out flat-out true story plenary unconditional similar implicit transparent extemporary comprehensive straight-shooting tacit biographical rightly so called virtual implied provable pretensionless prize especial unguarded cinematic filmic unacknowledged precision telling the truth non-fictitious learned master corroborated factualistic intensive sweeping down-to-earth confirmable hairline scholarly unimagined solemn honest-to-God considerable empirical genuine article simon-pure untainted true blue present embodied discernible mathematical well aimed unartful unartificial undisguised significant real thing your actual obvious respected supported circumstantiated plain-speaking free-spoken round up-front no-nonsense no fooling unhypocritical worldly fundamental honest-to-god in every respect determined stereotypical plainspoken truth-telling proved striking observable patent intelligible dyed-in-the-wool real live sure-thing for-sure no buts about it real stuff really-truly unobtrusive first generation inveterate line-for-line earthly detectable perceivable time-honored ornery twenty-four-carat folksy inelaborate down uncomplex unbeautified discreet unambitious homey free-spirited from the horse's mouth honest to God mundane temporal fleshly entrenched black-and-white literatim well documented homespun sublunary familiar unblended terrene terrestrial carnal earthborn earthbound down home a dime a dozen common or garden plain vanilla distilled filtered clarified chronicled straightaway long-established nonspiritual lay stable purified deep-rooted widely used widespread ingrained archival uninhibited neat secular traditionalistic old old-fashioned time-honoured old-style officially recognized wholesome rooted secure unshakable vested permanent relaxed raw unclouded unmingled linear rectilinear still life unselfconscious recorded quiet 100% lowly rustic one hundred per cent pure and simple simplistic commemorated historial antique important unsuspicious unknowing simpleminded unwary unworldly unsuspecting gullible inexperienced in truth unforced green set in stone unstilted prevalent commonplace unconstrained staple basic quotidian regulation going boilerplate daily cut-and-dry day-to-day garden variety one-size-fits-all

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Following the established standards of behavior or manners
proper decorous seemly decent respectable befitting fitting nice right standard suitable accepted approved civilised civilized conventional courtly couth fit mannerly moral refined well-mannered appropriate apt ceremonious customary formal genteel polite punctilious usual diplomatic kosher OK orthodox starchy stiff stiff-necked stilted traditional acceptable becoming careful conforming de rigueur done okay comme il faut right stuff meet good applicable apposite dignified felicitous expedient due just relevant timely convenient civil apropos polished pertinent prim opportune fitted cultured suited well bred happy elegant courteous worthy well-bred stuffy official congruous cultivated sophisticated modest rightful desirable deserved urbane staid qualified germane well mannered comely precise priggish gracious pretty presentable ceremonial useful strait-laced seasonable required ladylike gentlemanly posh to the point tasteful to the purpose exact material prudish prudent restrained sensible reserved chivalrous austere related adequate mannered affected favourable significant in order well-behaved pompous requisite fair au fait favorable equitable necessary compatible correspondent rigid straight tactful in keeping obligatory on the nose on the button merited ideal perfect stately condign justified advantageous sedate demure honourable able judicious capable smart legitimate solemn functional prepared feasible preferable well behaved prissy connected warranted auspicious artificial propitious in good taste adapted deserving ready gallant conservative welcome honorable competent belonging reputable puritanical employable pukka stodgy useable serviceable available usable conformable starched straitlaced square relative beneficial respectful effective upright done thing equal strict snobbish graceful pointed noble satisfactory worthwhile consonant consistent appurtenant gentle valid efficacious old-fashioned right on spruce ad rem allowable fuddy-duddy stick-in-the-mud of the old school de rigeur womanly ornate elaborate sober educated protocol ritualistic fogeyish obliging set fixed prescribed ethical sufficient ample enough legit suave mandatory normal compulsory permissible permitted well suited well qualified uptight tailor-made attentive congenial pleasing lucky forced developed classy distinguished impeccable aristocratic just right gentlemanlike considerate accommodating thoughtful bounden fortunate heaven-sent tip-top top-notch spot on made to order reasonable the done thing laboured unnatural that's the ticket earned right and proper well-respected high-class well-placed superior upper-class strained professional established imperial imposing deferential just what was ordered well-deserved admissible frigid unrelaxed icy well judged ritual regal regulation important fortuitous labored deliberate measured well-suited majestic scrupulous benign golden flukey fluky accurate regular well deserved well earned imperious grandiose linked stylish honest preferred ripe pertaining to weighty applicatory pat harmonious congruent in point accordant concerning pointful referring conformant correlated cognate having direct bearing on having to do with salient admirable accomplished desired rational wise pragmatic reasoned practical advisable Victorian slow-moving just so serendipitous casual well-timed incidental providential enviable successful well timed promising accidental distingué virtuous trustworthy respected de règle clean-living logical productive strategic sound fashionable ostentatious pretentious confined la-di-da intolerant patronizing discreet patronising hollow snooty precious condescending niminy-piminy old-maidish mimsy fussy schoolmarmish particular fastidious neat above board tidy venerable estimable old-maid po-faced governessy nice-nelly schoolmistressy straightlaced bluenosed ordinary creditable moderate august redoubtable sublime well-thought-of mediocre redoubted of good repute effectual gainful best helpful recommended unbending Grundyish square-toed inflexible unsympathetic aloof blue-nose prim and proper moralistic dapper choosy goody-goody meticulous wooden cleanly stickling overmodest spic-and-span nit-picking highly regarded bourgeois remote unfriendly detached haughty sagacious definitive suggested best suited tactical clear conformist withdrawn unsocial reticent serious forbidding antisocial unforthcoming unresponsive undemonstrative unapproachable uncommunicative taciturn traditionalist narrow-minded suburban parochial equipped exploitable operable practicable Pooterish compelling doctrinal Biedermeier dogmatic good enough straight arrow by the numbers keeping people at arm's length stand-offish -worthy small-town button-down straight-laced bien pensant most correct

Adjective

Sane, clear thinking
right-minded honest upright moral good ethical virtuous righteous just principled decent honorable honourable respectable upstanding noble right proper true fair conscientious nice straight equitable rational moralistic reasonable clean sensible fitting square elevated kosher humane rightful high-principled right-thinking all right fair-minded true blue high-minded incorruptible worthy anti-corruption trustworthy law-abiding stand-up scrupulous pure reputable conscionable exemplary lawful clean-living unbribable straightforward above board of principle unimpeachable blameless reliable squeaky clean faithful punctilious circumspect impartial legit true-blue aboveboard exact heedful trusty precise dependable fastidious critical punctual up front extremely careful thinking twice obedient irreproachable guiltless compliant meritorious lofty praiseworthy immortal undestroyable perpetual persistent loyal unchanging untouchable constant inextinguishable saintlike laudable admirable sinless commendable saintly godly responsible angelic immaculate morally right impeccable morally acceptable morally correct pure as the driven snow whiter than white Christian orderly peaceable peaceful innocent solid dutiful above suspicion edifying uplifting biddable submissive amenable civilized conformable duteous well behaved docile manageable tractable non-erotic non-violent improving chaste disciplined respectful deferential civilised apple-pie simple squeaky-clean wholesome open-faced clean-cut together fresh-faced envigorating sanitary open invigorating helpful ruddy hygienic sane safe commonsensical normal practical blooming all there hale and hearty in the pink in fine feather uncorrupted truthful chivalrous pious on the level sincere magnanimous gallant respected creditable noble-minded on the up and up estimable self-righteous unbiased unprejudiced venerable stainless spotless evenhanded irreprehensible nonpartisan gracious benevolent generous candid charitable greathearted incorrupt full of integrity great lordly high dignified above reproach of good repute faultless holy unblemished forthright objective undefiled devout spiritual steady dispassionate unstained steadfast disinterested due veracious equal indifferent unwavering inculpable nondiscriminatory distinguished justifiable justified natural unselfish fair and square unsullied genuine God-fearing dedicated untainted reverent beyond reproach devoted unaffected unspoilt even-handed unfailing deserving knightly religious modest legal anti-discrimination non-discriminatory deserved decorous seemly sportsmanlike neutral open-minded non-partisan sanctimonious level-headed merited resolute redoubtable esteemed mannerly white celibate legitimate kind considerate thoughtful condign balanced sportsmanly cultivated proud altruistic courteous sound staunch competent warranted philanthropical philanthropic dinkum uncolored on the up-and-up upfront vestal polite benign sympathetic kindly unobjectionable unswerving lily-white hospitable secure impersonal G-rated sure trustable tried guileless big calculable liberal tolerant tried-and-true salt of the earth great-hearted self-sacrificing unerring above-board peacekeeping idealistic unassailable flawless perfect complying strict rectitudinous sporting professional frank incorrupted favoring glorious sainted gentlemanlike highly respectable uncorrupt well-behaved notable untarnished sporty according to Hoyle according to the rules matchless godlike peerless lenient favouring prim saving blessed firm particular credible sublime fast prayerful humble authentic honest-to-goodness eminent unbigoted egalitarian unpretentious unfeigned uncontrived prudish on up and up prestigious beatific god-fearing unworldly straight-arrow true-hearted enduring patriotic excellent worthwhile valuable trusted fine sterling without reproach stanch on-the-level beneficent in the clear uncoloured proportionate divine seraph model applaudable of excellent character strait-laced prissy finicky supportive illustrious dapper alright goody-goody unmarred highly regarded inoffensive precious invaluable level stable even-steven cricket fair-to-middling fair-and-square first-class truehearted veridical allegiant down-the-line wholehearted ardent undistorted liege confirmed outstanding brave courtly bounteous refined without fear or favour virginal extraordinary remarkable right and proper on the square inspired divinely inspired goal driven delicate fussy maidenly compassionate loving caring selfless kind-hearted no lie fair shake square deal with no axe to grind virgin quality of good report A-1 pernickety bighearted kindhearted full of good works understanding merciful sweet big-hearted goodhearted public-spirited tender heroic giving free valiant princely goodish humanitarian large-hearted munificent squeamish inviolate unspotted continent unblighted unprofaned obliging neighbourly lily white wide-eyed foolproof guaranteed mature appropriate suitable apt earned accommodating friendly amiable wet behind ears agreeable indulgent civil comradely amicable pure as driven snow babe in woods sociable pleasant tried and true fly right fit holding water requisite official straight-up boy scout applicable canonical never-failing authorised rock solid always there as good as one's word to be trusted twenty-four carat tried and tested permitted well deserved sure-fire card-carrying in principle authorized worthy of trust befitting tried and trusted down home orthodox well earned genial companionable regardful purpose driven neighborly well-disposed well mannered well-brought-up well-mannered

Adjective

Showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour
punctilious careful conscientious meticulous diligent exact nice painstaking precise scrupulous thorough accurate attentive fastidious fussy particular strict studious ultra-careful detailed finicky mathematical methodical perfectionist persnickety religious rigorous ceremonious decorous demanding exacting finical formal hair-splitting nitpicking pedantic pernickety proper starchy stiff stiff-necked stilted laborious overnice assiduous civil conscionable conventional courteous formalistic heedful observant overconscientious overscrupulous polite punctual seemly good eye right on close industrious sedulous searching hard-working persevering minute pinpoint delicate fine elaborate refined hairline loving spot-on picky scientific unflagging exhaustive unerring thoroughgoing dedicated strenuous faithful cautious by the book by the numbers inch-perfect earnest fussbudget stickler right microscopic deliberate orderly provident judicious measured calculated thoughtful circumspect intensive full duteous stickling solid regardful concerned prim reliable tough complete dependable upright selfdisciplined chary discreet in-depth playing safe hanging in hanging tough nit-picky white-glove dotting the i's crossing the t's walking on eggs going to great lengths minding p's and q's heart and soul into persistent swotty tied-up active untiring engaged hopping indefatigable constant employed unwearied bustling busy working steady occupied zealous plugging tireless grinding whiz eager beaver determined resolute dogged tenacious pertinacious steadfast unrelenting unwavering purposeful committed single-minded driven intent keen relentless stubborn obstinate eager insistent staunch unswerving firm obdurate unyielding unshakeable unremitting energetic patient vigorous uncompromising intense intransigent dynamic spirited enthusiastic unfaltering immovable hard unflinching importunate unshakable focused devoted serious all-out operose on the go headstrong inflexible bound and determined on the job hardworking strong-willed persisting bullheaded comprehensive hard-nosed undeviating ardent concentrated focussed self-willed deep bound resolved at work implacable unbending hard at work inexhaustible ambitious enterprising inexorable wholehearted pigheaded weariless passionate all-inclusive stalwart loyal unwearying mulish wilful fixed adamant all-embracing involved perseverant forceful sweeping fierce circumstantial willful motivated engrossed dutiful busy as a bee tied up efficient concerted hard-pressed hard at it stop at nothing on the hop dainty at it scholarly rushed off your feet intellectual choosy indomitable difficult enduring discriminating aggressive alert watchful unfailing perverse academic bold squeamish bookish never-tiring radical assertive erudite learned concentrating over-particular steely ferocious vehement vicious exquisite terrible furious ruthless hardheaded adamantine inconvincible hardened pat self-opinionated ossified opinionated devout old-maidish acute listening remorseless jumping fussbudgety finicking choosey aspiring fervent faddy strong militant hard to please fast profound high-pressure extensive rigid true donnish brainy preoccupied absorbed stout out-and-out pledged immersed cerebral interested sworn set unabated lettered full of determination dead set overloaded ball of fire dead set on snowed on the move in harness wrapped up dyed-in-the-wool card-carrying hard-driving self-driven up to one's ears iron-willed goal-oriented busy as a beaver go-getting mad keen deep-dyed have one's hands full true blue self-starting undaunted soup to nuts clocklike particularized itemized all the way royal plenty blow-by-blow whole-hog full-dress absolute slam-bang from A to Z valiant restless unceasing sincere mettlesome unshaken gritty unflappable Herculean unending unretiring desperate daring strong-minded diehard game considerable merciless perky incessant unstinting grind hyper engagé attached adherent cruel sure pitiless stern unsparing cohesive slogging plodding unstoppable red-hot coherent rock-ribbed meaningful substantial significant faddish selective with one's shoulder to the wheel with one's nose to the grindstone unforgiving unappeasable grim thoroughpaced particularised itemised possessive sturdy spunky unforgetful nit-picking harsh productive unmovable iron-fisted pounding mortal hard-headed brick-wall unavailable meaning business time-poor lively literary overparticular hungry taken considered rushed off one's feet slaving in demand on the run having enough on one's plate having a full plate hustling harried having fish to fry having many irons in the fire far-reaching competitive overfastidious fretful picky-picky fuddy-duddy old maidish obsessive trivial old womanish prissy avid confident thirsty desirous scholastic highbrow cutthroat decisive sustained feisty have a prior engagement on assignment have a previous engagement with a customer tied down cultured educational clever educated striving in full swing inspired progressive bloodthirsty pioneering pushy stringent assured warlike gladiatorial defiant brutal scrappy total all-absorbing all-encompassing self-asserting self-assertive overdelicate hypercritical critical unsinkable hell-bent ironclad book-learned well read hang-tough full-blooded intensely competitive go for broke in-your-face self-seeking self-assured can-do fiercely competitive power-loving gung ho get up and go high-reaching power-hungry having killer instinct self-possessed self-confident cut-throat dog-eat-dog fanatical intractable sticky through and through fervid explosive heavy-duty violent excruciating fearsome ghastly heavy widespread frightful hellacious dreadful blistering almighty fearful focused on utilised utilized good pious stanch bull-headed overcritical accelerated severe speeded-up contrary refractory true-blue down-the-line as keen as mustard single-hearted old faithful given over to true to the end pass-remarkable on the trot too much on plate head over heels clocked up nose to grindstone in for long haul bloody-minded indurate like bad penny mindful vigilant aware percipient perceptive heeding noticing captious difficult to please queasy impossible to please stubborn as a mule book-loving meditative reflective rapt awake tentie tenty on the ball open-eyed wide awake on your toes reckful paying attention wide-awake on the lookout not missing a trick on one's toes beady-eyed on the qui vive on guard listening carefully Argus-eyed easily disgusted very careful signed labouring selected hired operating laboring inked contemplative well-read well-informed bookworm grubbing on board in place on duty in use in collar plugging away on the payroll in a job

Adjective

Not reprehensible, blameless, without blame
irreprehensible admirable model laudable meritorious excellent praiseworthy estimable commendable righteous honorable honourable virtuous pure good classic paradigmatic quintessential sterling worthy punctilious bueno classical neato prototypical blameless characteristic illustrative representative typical irreproachable unblamable guiltless inculpable innocent not bad batting a thousand lily-white not too shabby ideal fine perfect faultless copybook flawless consummate exceptional impeccable outstanding textbook definitive imitable archetypal archetypical without fault unimpeachable applaudable exemplary above reproach very good beyond reproach honest moral upright sinless noble ethical principled respectable squeaky clean upstanding immaculate incorruptible clean scrupulous high-minded right-minded whiter than white morally correct just reputable dignified lofty moralistic untarnished angelic squeaky-clean pure as the driven snow self-righteous high-principled decent unblemished stainless wholesome clear right saintly spotless lawful saintlike godly elevated cleanhanded unbribable law-abiding uncorrupted right-thinking in the clear anti-corruption sanctimonious clean-living proud chaste decorous seemly redoubtable proper modest celibate rectitudinous equitable unobjectionable undefiled professional vestal G-rated untainted favoring obedient balanced incorrupt dutiful sound incorrupted reverent conscientious noble-minded chivalrous greathearted natural gallant high magnanimous lordly cultivated tractable charitable well-behaved seamless picture-book absolute picture-perfect letter-perfect indefectible favouring religious prim lenient sportsmanlike saving dinkum sportsmanly irreprovable reproachless pristine uninvolved straightforward snow white unsullied unoffending above suspicion unspotted clean-handed guilt-free beyond criticism crimeless sackless not to blame not responsible not guilty trustworthy straight true nice faithful kosher legit true-blue on the up and up up front without reproach on the level of excellent character all right

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Tending to favor the status quo and averse to change
orthodox traditional accepted established received approved conventional common popular conformist conservative mainstream normal proper recognised recognized regular authoritative customary official usual authorised authorized canonical doctrinal prevailing prevalent standard traditionalist acknowledged archconservative brassbound button-down buttoned-down die-hard familiar hidebound mossbacked old-fashioned old-line old-school ordinary paleoconservative reactionary standpat traditionalistic ultraconservative unheretical unoriginal unprogressive derivative kosher routine well established well-established admitted legitimate pious punctilious religious right rightful sanctioned sound square straight bien pensant in line straight arrow by the numbers according to the book confirmed agreed time-honoured agreed upon formal legal representative fixed ceremonial ceremonious lawful valid stated bona fide accredited universal declared time-honored confessed tried and true tried and tested tried and trusted allowed backed endorsed chosen appropriate legalized proven permitted validated certified affirmed passed OK'd ratified certain supported unquestioned proclaimed answered returned legalised made official vouched for undoubted avowed sworn unchallenged conceded well-known true undisputed known genuine just professed commonly accepted widely recognized generally accepted accustomed settled general habitual stock set classic wonted classical understood regulation legit expected typical acceptable prescriptive long-established prescribed arrived at widespread widely used rooted dyed-in-the-wool characteristic believed renowned inveterate identified recognizable documented stipulated perceived entrenched remembered predictable realized realised recognisable traditionary ritual historic stable stereotyped undistinguished staid ingrained deep-rooted ritualistic old old-style officially recognized permanent secure unshakable vested unadventurous determined run-of-the-mill immemorial taken for granted done household predominant going fashionable touted current preferred everyday plain unopposed okayed well worn bog-standard in vogue

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Having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
businesslike efficient professional methodical orderly organised organized regular routine systematic matter-of-fact practical thorough well-ordered workaday competent disciplined planned practised slick pragmatic structured accomplished careful concentrated diligent direct earnest effective enterprising expeditious hardworking industrious intent ordered painstaking practiced purposeful sedulous serious skilful skillful well ordered well-organized systematized systematised meticulous methodic precise logical neat formal coherent methodized exact well organized tidy arranged controlled well regulated well thought out fixed together well-regulated consistent well planned coordinated scrupulous deliberate systematical conventional standardized in order shipshape well thought-out regulated all together standard in good shape thoroughgoing fastidious analytical punctilious complete standardised out-and-out by the numbers joined-up by the book strict well-arranged rigid regimented steady self-controlled streamlined nonrandom sensible law-abiding well-behaved peaceable reasonable smooth-running straightened out well run established accepted procedural bureaucratic orthodox establishment customary set prescribed ready societal recognized influential official institutional recognised trim well-kept framed uniform spick-and-span rangé scientific set-up clean alike in shape in apple-pie order to rights neat as button neat as pin clear rigorous rational intelligible comprehensible sound legible accurate conscientious lucid analytic valid readable understandable exacting decipherable consequent good mathematical fussy judicious objective heedful finicky solid distinct well-maintained delimited supervised measured governed restrained integrated correlated cataloged classified tabulated settled cohesive severe deductive experimental grouped formed catalogued prearranged prepared formulated conscionable punctual demanding reasoning sorted out consolidated collective unified cerebral thinking intelligent insightful in sync cooperative assimilated combined united harmonious no-nonsense firm wise hard productive economic unchanging even unvarying unvaried economical hard-headed straight-thinking resourceful organic laborsaving timesaving monotonous strictly regulated unbroken dull saving restricted closely controlled strictly controlled on a tight rein plain reasoned cost-effective well-planned labour-saving fuel-efficient energy-efficient energy-saving sharp articulate fluent graphic easy to understand unmistakable straightforward easy to read unequivocal explicit simple flowing easily deciphered smooth clear-cut easily read cogent well-grounded well-founded relevant meaningful well reasoned attentive particular identified assiduous exhaustive provident thoughtful faithful dedicated full cautious laborious circumspect intensive religious prim searching observant elaborate regardful concerned picky selfdisciplined chary pernickety persnickety loving nice discreet perfectionist strenuous in-depth going to great lengths

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Reliable and unfailing
good dedicated devoted loyal staunch dependable faithful flawless inseparable safe stable steady trustworthy trusty unfailing unwavering valued attached balanced best bosom cherished close close-knit compelling constant convincing dear fast firm intimate loving normal perfect solid sound special treasured uncorrupted undamaged vigorous committed eatable expedient favorable favourable felicitous fresh influential persuasive potent seasonable steadfast timely trenchant tried and tested tried and true unhurt unimpaired unspoiled unswerving well judged well timed whole fit to eat intact promising unblemished uncontaminated undecayed well-timed in good part make good make good on something true true-blue reliable down-the-line obedient true-hearted dutiful pious devout trusted truthful stanch immovable scrupulous tried honest believable conscientious incorruptible sure enduring allegiant resolute upright hard-core sincere patriotic ardent confiding affectionate honourable genuine unchanging circumspect straight dyed-in-the-wool honorable on the level behind one true to life string along with responsible tried-and-true stalwart zealous unfaltering trustable calculable fervent passionate earnest strong established fanatical deep-dyed secure wholehearted fervid keen reputable true blue persistent card-carrying uncompromising confirmed enthusiastic supportive long-standing deep-rooted sensible never-failing certain unshakable fixed deep intent unshakeable intense hard-working determined stout vehement stubborn decent entrenched mad keen righteous compliant inveterate sworn respectful adherent liege bound diehard infallible diligent driven abiding settled unhesitating tenacious active assiduous credible attentive die-hard rigid through and through obdurate obstinate sturdy orthodox inexorable eager unyielding deferential ethical virtuous durable level-headed principled single-minded serious hardened reverent veracious immutable competent boon complete pledged unflinching persevering thorough thoroughgoing long-established incorrigible absolute proved high-principled out-and-out venerating tough unbending intransigent unapologetic unashamed adoring studious duteous unquestioning regardful indomitable dogged veridical unflagging purposeful incurable reverential unrelenting avid red-hot decisive consistent bred-in-the-bone deep-seated pure always there redoubtable moral rational fair keen as mustard profound strict adult unchangeable confidential mature impassioned revering familiar capable docile utter long-lasting submissive lasting predictable unqualified adamant capable of being trusted inflexible resilient impeccable stiff go-to chronic habitual biddable rooted set concerned unrepentant full-bore unimpeachable intrenched indefatigable pertinacious pliant undying right-down arrant forceful spirited filial fond doting truehearted resolved effective eternal persisting definite tested ingrained plucky up front explicit untiring fail-safe sagacious gutsy hard-line gritty well-behaved tried and trusted irrepressible brave courageous well disciplined well-established dead set on to be counted on proven well trained perceptive strong-willed recognized recognised strong-minded rock solid stout-hearted safe as houses straightforward unflappable motivated stand-up on one's side impervious extreme standup emphatic fundamentalist engagé hopeless religious main right-hand favorite important honored principal traditional conservative humble authentic truthlike truthsome prayerful unmovable changeless immobile unmistakable impartial unpretentious unfeigned uncontrived equitable perfervid in good faith rocklike copper-bottomed admiring consecrated right just nice daring beyond hope radical clutch right-minded respectable heartfelt dinkum big exuberant worthy creditable all right undistorted estimable square positive careful incorrupt unequivocal heart-and-soul goody-goody worshipping worshiping pietistic as thick as thieves audacious steamroller unafraid nervy powerhouse obscene pornographic X-rated qualified able efficient self-reliant carrying the load rabid no lie endless boundless dyed-in-the wool permanent quality equable good as one's word goody two-shoes inexhaustible through-and-through foolproof guaranteed unwaivering tireless sedulous industrious iron-willed fierce feisty high-powered full-fledged instilled congenital infixed deep-down sane bulletproof perdurable ceaseless continuous hanging tough saintly reasonable on the up and up single-hearted old faithful busy laborious long-lived aggressive hard-nosed familial unlimited surefire unfading can't-miss unerring continual true to the end attested honoured favourite likely to perform well balanced well-built well-balanced bound and determined bustling straight-up deeply ingrained fly right above suspicion boy scout as good as one's word to be trusted sure-fire worthy of trust down home full of integrity approved certified classic demonstrated failsafe self-confident as keen as mustard truthy discreet bottomless to the core out and out operose rigorous used given over to firm in spirit independent two-fisted hardy animated confident assertive heroic tough-minded ironclad pushy self-assertive resourceful take charge mean tried out put to the test time-honoured hardworking same delivering there come-through continuing invariable seasoned eager beaver sonly sororal family fraternal daughterly counted on nationalistic astute perennial lifelong indelible fiery torrid irredeemable unreformable compulsive ineradicable impenitent obsessive longtime supreme wise judicious intelligent tender staid accustomed inured habituated befitting a son or daughter jingoistic nationalist chauvinistic relentless sicker warm percipient shrewd mettlesome steely perseverant undaunted flag-waving implacable unshaken intrepid valiant caring kind bona fide purposive indurate decided insistent bold fly legal well established deep-set hard-shell legit canonical kosher sanctioned all-consuming firmly established significant benevolent gentle unbendable deliberate strenuous manful spunky loyalist xenophobic jingo nurturing friendly bulldog out punctilious considerate cordial thoughtful sympathetic amatory spreadeagle isolationist statesmanlike deferent amenable tractable law-abiding sentimental demonstrative generous solicitous amiable four-square intent on set on do-or-die determined to committed to the idea of tall in the saddle meaning business hell-bent on on one's mettle insistent on hell-bent upon bent on rock-ribbed bent upon hell bent on intent upon warm-hearted tenderhearted obligatory binding acquiescent well-trained expressing adoration bound up meek conformable yielding subservient observant malleable ingratiating governable accommodating under control unresisting obeisant passive incumbent on obsequious manageable tame bootlicking disciplined pliable servile wrapped around finger resigned sheeplike at one's beck and call in one's power in one's clutches honouring obliging hearsome honoring willing complaisant in one's pocket on a string controllable docious

Adjective

Clean and tidy in appearance or character
neat tidy orderly trim shipshape prim trig uncluttered spruce organised organized groomed crisp smart kempt methodical tidied systematic bandbox antiseptic smug natty snug systematised systematized regular arranged methodic straight immaculate fastidious besuited exact nice dainty spotless tricksy proper finical finicky well-ordered in order well ordered well turned out spick and span neat and tidy spick-and-span well kept well organized in good order well groomed picked up well-kept in good shape in apple-pie order well-turned out apple-pie order shipshape and Bristol fashion arranged well as neat as a new pin neat as a pin well-designed slick dapper elegant chic sleek taut well-groomed businesslike well-organized careful precise ordered logical coherent punctilious structured efficient meticulous well-regulated regulated framed formal rangé fixed scientific uniform together set-up thorough clean alike conventional well planned well regulated in shape all together to rights neat as button neat as pin disciplined planned methodized controlled regimented consistent well thought out standardized coordinated sorted out deliberate scrupulous standardised systematical strict well-dressed well-turned-out presentable chipper clean-cut straightened out routine standard practical analytical thoroughgoing complete well turned-out painstaking out-and-out by the book by the numbers joined-up as if one had just stepped out of a bandbox well-maintained effective tight well-arranged rigid steady self-controlled impeccable well-presented well thought-out snappy sorted spiffy sharp compact in place in position cleanly well arranged personable soigné symmetrical well disciplined well-pressed law-abiding well-behaved peaceable settled nonrandom well looked-after well maintained in good condition fit to be seen in tip-top condition put to rights Bristol fashion as fresh as paint in sync no-nonsense unchanging even unvarying unvaried monotonous strictly regulated unbroken dull correlated cataloged classified tabulated restricted grouped formed catalogued prearranged prepared formulated closely controlled strictly controlled on a tight rein

Adjective

Quick to notice or perceive things
observant alert attentive watchful sharp-eyed vigilant eagle-eyed mindful awake heedful keen-eyed sharp wide-awake concentrating hawk-eyed perceptive quick Argus-eyed aware beady-eyed careful focussed focused open-eyed regardful tentie tenty on guard advertent alive bright clear-sighted comprehending considering contemplating deducing detecting discerning discovering discriminating eager intelligent intentive interested keen observative on the lookout penetrating questioning searching sensitive surveying understanding on the ball on the qui vive not missing a trick on your toes with eyes like a hawk on one's toes wary on the alert circumspect cautious chary guarded cagey all ears prudent considerate leery prepared ready on your guard gingerly safe wide awake on the watch thoughtful on tiptoe conservative on the job canny scrupulous noticing wise discreet paying attention observing wakeful gimlet-eyed judicious apprehensive acute calculating sharp-sighted with eyes peeled politic conscientious deliberate intent diligent unsleeping wired suspicious rigorous rapt active punctilious assiduous perceiving provident listening carefully conscious sleepless lynx-eyed seeing bright-eyed and bushy-tailed heads up fast on the draw keeping a weather eye on things insomniac heeding watching painstaking meticulous waking studious astir thorough hip precise accurate particular fastidious fussy concerned sagacious exact agog anxious measured strict nice methodical clever spirited finicky sensible reserved religious softly-softly persnickety perfectionist exacting laborious pernickety switched on psyched up attending precautious playing safe with it good hands with weather eye open keeping a weather eye on walking on eggs looking to keen-sighted civil with one's eyes open on alert keeping your eyes peeled looking for watching one's step watching out on toes thinking twice with one's eyes skinned waiting on handling with kid gloves keeping on one's toes dutiful respectful hooked glued protective unhurried keeping one's eyes skinned deferent deferential taking notice noting insomnious perky defensive sage expectant quick-witted duteous arrect having eyes in the back of your head with one's eyes opened fully awake wide-eyed agile astute responsive percipient reticent diplomatic tactful restless aroused awakened restive keeping one's eyes peeled keeping a weather eye open keeping one's eyes open listening hesitant tentative perspicacious committed earnest deep restrained shrewd suspecting forethoughtful regarding not sleeping insomnolent all there whip-smart reckful belt-and-braces hedging one's bets with reservations walking on egg shells with one's eyes peeled taking it slow playing one's cards close to one's chest excited stirring up lucid knowing roused cognizant strategic close-lipped upon one's guard clued up with your wits about you on top of vital on the stick lively quick off the mark quick on the uptake clued-in doubting unwasteful saving sly frugal thrifty sparing judgmatic close-mouthed judgmatical tossing and turning kid-glove delicate X-ray eye not missing much jazzed having foresight like a clam moderate controlled reasonable temperate noncommittal on lookout worldly-wise not rash ultra-careful up and about detailed mathematical pedantic hair-splitting stiff finical stiff-necked proper nitpicking ceremonious stilted formal decorous starchy demanding overnice right on good eye overconscientious overscrupulous polite seemly conscionable punctual formalistic courteous conventional sedulous exhaustive orderly industrious faithful dedicated full intensive solid prim elaborate thoroughgoing picky selfdisciplined loving strenuous by the book in-depth by the numbers going to great lengths distrustful economical close mean sceptical dubious mistrustful doubtful parsimonious stingy disturbed miserly skeptical unsettled zealous scrimping shy reluctant spare skimping penny-pinching cost-effective efficient money-saving time-saving work-saving troubled avaricious penurious on the rims practical meager curmudgeonly tight prudential penny-wise closefisted unsure uncertain iffy without sleep meagre on edge solicitous jealous mistrusting economizing worried non-committal untrusting skittish broken fitful unable to sleep vague unrevealing forehanded abstemious uncomfortable prescient out of bed up and around careful with money economising overcareful overcautious foresighted uneasy forearmed loath levelheaded visionary clairvoyant cool-headed commonsensical far-seeing well-balanced afraid nervous averse disinclined far-sighted jumpy fidgeting antsy fidgety edgy inhibited constrained unconvinced cynical disbelieving unbelieving undecided strung out hopeful anticipatory trustless jaundiced negativistic incredulous having reservations without faith hinky quizzical in doubt not born yesterday wondering without belief breathless waiting expecting awaiting anticipant anticipating agape on tenterhooks Scotch raring hoping anticipative in suspense keyed up with bated breath on pins and needles waiting with bated breath

Verb

To fix, correct, revise or improve
rectify remedy amend emend right cure improve redress ameliorate better reform alter edit put right repair revise set right square adjust debug redraft rescript reword rework rewrite make good regulate sort out change clean up doctor help mend modify polish reclaim reconstruct remodel reorganise reorganize retouch review scrub upgrade clear up deal with iron out patch up red-pencil do over fiddle with fix up go over make over make right pay dues pick up set straight shape up straighten out touch up turn around clean up act get with it put in order set the record straight fix refine restore revamp put to rights resolve enhance renovate settle recast perfect overhaul adapt update retrieve make better rephrase recalibrate renew recondition make up for redo solve refurbish set to rights copy-edit meliorate rehabilitate tweak heal refashion vary remake enrich rebuild raise reshape advance restyle hone elevate boost develop pay one's dues make amends for redraw convert make alterations to make adjustments to finish rebrand brush up check recompense transform lift dial back redesign reorient remould proofread reorientate rearrange check over customize tailor fine-tune permute spruce up remold customise emendate harmonize launder harmonise smarten cut turn the corner ease modernize rehash redeem compensate blue-pencil prepare compensate for smarten up redecorate patch progress transmute modernise straighten up transfigure permutate beautify expiate increase tidy up cultivate atone for remediate check through make reparation for make amends make restitution for make up redact mitigate clarify turn over new leaf refresh censor augment do up balance gussy up tighten counteract service revolutionize change for the better rejuvenate even up benefit reconstitute turn things around uplift amplify redevelop reconcile analyse compose analyze delete regenerate promote tidy straighten set up pay for reinforce revolutionise neaten make restitution make reparation strike out sort revitalize revivify work on mutate resurrect see to atone rehab appease strengthen requite reorder evolve bring up to code reenforce look over refit transmogrify shift revitalise retread face-lift remove errors diversify turn the tables turn make improvements to make tidy make recompense for make level switch over fortify tune up beef up do penance shift gears make good for make redress for put on the right track subedit rise heighten expurgate bowdlerize sharpen purify recuperate remap put something to rights qualify bowdlerise make perfect make strides perk up take off avenge conciliate reward furnish compare scrutinise scan scrutinize reexamine optimise optimize go straight do justice turn one around become aid make changes to fine tune phony up correct mid-course make different build on go through bone up spell-check alleviate become better step up offset end attend to restitute replace transcend excel improve on look through mark up copyedit bring around remove eliminate facilitate bolster remaster groom dress up deck primp spiff provide appreciate further square up clean up one's act take care of forgive absolve excuse purge relieve diagnose untangle troubleshoot delouse unscramble unravel revive maintain assuage forward fettle streamline metamorphose temper save fine moderate reanimate vitalize stimulate sustain get working cancel countercheck frustrate neutralise annul negate negative neutralize vindicate posh up make smarter tart up doll up make neater spruce jazz up brighten up doctor up re-create put back together restore to working order pay recompense for contemporize make as good as new do away with get to the bottom of be the answer to put an end to be the solution to embellish square things do penance for rationalize innovate re-equip level out balance out restore the balance even out answer rationalise complete consummate finalize fashion morph bring up to date transubstantiate reshuffle shape rejig diverge transpose retool mold alchemize translate propitiate work the bugs out of metamorphosize modulate readjust make redress pay the price say sorry make recompense redeem oneself absolve oneself take one's medicine apologise apologize pay the penalty finalise sleek practice practise slick mature round get the latest version of bring into the twenty-first century regularize equalize affect denature stir up change completely rejigger reconfigure sing different tune switch mould make innovations interchange warp cook transfer commute turn upside down tune tamper with finish off arrange condense make improvement improve performance clean up your act pull your socks up get your act together mellow turn over a new leaf get it together uncurl put the finishing touches to put the final touches to assemble regularise equalise unkink align annotate shorten abridge restructure order uncoil unbend approve trim draft splice publish assign draught report compile discard style excise feature butcher massage prescribe set make straight make plumb put vertical even level smooth down put straight organise put perpendicular flatten untwist put upright organize unfold boil down fly speck write over prepare for publication