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good news

noun, Informal.
someone or something that is positive, encouraging, uplifting, desirable, or the like.
Origin of good news
1970-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The good news is that eliminating the ick is as easy as switching to greener products.
  • good news for patio and balcony gardeners and homeowners with tiny gardens.
  • The flip side to this good news is that there were a lot of shade trees in those lawns.
  • As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
  • Tell him there's a post come from my master, with his horn full of good news.
  • There is a kind of gaiety in the thing, as if he were bursting with some good news.
  • The largest study of a tiger population has yielded a rare bit of good news for the highly endangered cats.
  • The good news is that a new, improved visitor's center is nearing completion.
  • The good news, though, is that the problem seems to go away when people stop taking the drugs.
  • The good news was that our gracious host had shoved a case of vodka under the pilot's seat.

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