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(形容词) 
Definition
conforming to an acceptable standard or quality
Nearby there is a village with a decent restaurant.
同义词
satisfactory
I never got a satisfactory answer.
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average
I was only average academically.
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fair
He had a fair command of English.
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all right
`How was the school you attended?' `It was all right.'
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reasonable
The boy answered him in reasonable French.
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sufficient
There was not sufficient evidence to secure a conviction.
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acceptable
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
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good enough
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adequate
One in four people are without adequate homes.
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competent
I don't feel competent to deal with a medical emergency.
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ample
The design gave ample space for a good-sized kitchen.
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tolerable (informal)
Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
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up to scratch
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passable
The meal was passable, but nothing special.
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up to standard
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up to the mark
They get rid of those whose work isn't up to the mark.
反义词
(形容词) 
Definition
fitting or proper
After a decent interval they invited their new neighbours round for dinner.
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proper
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
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becoming
This behaviour is not becoming among our politicians.
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seemly
It wasn't seemly for a young boy to be courting this woman.
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fitting
The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
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fit
You're not fit to be a mother!
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appropriate
It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
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suitable
She had no other dress suitable for the occasion.
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decorous
She was dressed demurely and wearing a suitably decorous expression.
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comme il faut (French)
反义词
(形容词) 
Definition
kind
(informal)  Most people around here are decent folk.
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good
It's very good of you to help out at such short notice.
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kind
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
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friendly
He has been friendly to me.
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neighbourly
I invited them to dinner as a neighbourly gesture of goodwill.
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generous
He was not generous enough to congratulate his successor.
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helpful
The staff in the London office are helpful.
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obliging
He was a most polite and obliging young man.
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accommodating
Not every friend is so accommodating.
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comradely
He gave her a comradely grin.
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benign
Critics of the scheme take a less benign view.
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gracious
He is always a gracious host.
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benevolent
a most benevolent employer
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amiable
She had been surprised at how amiable and polite he had seemed.
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amicable
The meeting ended on reasonably amicable terms.
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sociable
Some children have more sociable personalities than others.
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genial
He was a warm-hearted friend and a genial host.
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peaceable
Many normally peaceable people were outraged.
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companionable
They stood around the room chatting in small companionable groups.
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well-disposed
(形容词) 
Definition
conforming to conventions of sexual behaviour
He wanted to marry a decent woman.
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respectable
He came from a respectable middle-class family.
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nice
The kids are very well brought up and have nice manners.
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pure
a pure and chaste maiden
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modest
She always wore modest clothing.
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chaste
Her character was pure, her thoughts chaste.
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presentable
His score had reached a presentable total.
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其他同义词

in the sense of acceptable
Definition
good enough
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
同义词
good enough,
so-so (informal),
up to scratch (informal),
in the sense of accommodating
Definition
willing to help
Not every friend is so accommodating.
in the sense of adequate
Definition
just enough in amount or just good enough in quality
One in four people are without adequate homes.

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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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