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worthy

adjective

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having sufficient worth or merit to receive one's honor, esteem, or reward
  • made charitable contributions to the American Red Cross and other worthy causes
  • a worthy opponent in a tennis match

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worthy

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of worthy (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of worthy was in the 13th century

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“Worthy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/worthy. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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