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goodwilly

[ good-wil-ee ]
/ ˌgʊdˈwɪl i /
Scot. Obsolete
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noun, plural good·will·ies.
a volunteer.
adjective
liberal; generous.
cordial; friendly.
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Origin of goodwilly

1525–35; good + will2 + -y1; compare Dutch goedwillig,German gutwillig
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