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good life

noun
1.
a life abounding in material comforts and luxuries.
2.
a life lived according to the moral and religious laws of one's culture.
Origin of good life
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • If they would follow it with understanding, they might have a good life.

  • You sha'n't spoil your own good life for the sake of Lorimer's bad one.

    The Dominant Strain Anna Chapin Ray
  • And because of your good life, I have been sent to bring you more contentment.

    Canadian Fairy Tales Cyrus Macmillan
  • Let the Catholics convert the Protestants by the example of a good life.

    Henry IV, Makers of History John S. C. Abbott
  • Then I will tell how Thackeray died, early indeed, but still having done a good life's work.

    Thackeray Anthony Trollope

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