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wholesome

1. conducive to health or physical wellbeing
2. characteristic or suggestive of health or wellbeing, esp in appearance
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44) Southern society he regarded as the "best, wholesomest, and most conservative in the world.
As a letter of August 1827 declares, `The sweat of the brow is not a curse, but the wholesomest blessing in life' (Letters IV 246).
He quickly modifies his statement by adding, "Not that life should be a holiday: work is its wholesomest food" (10).