A word you answer when someone asks, "How's it going?" and you don't want to answer, "Not really that well...", because they will ask, "WHAT'S WRONG??", And even though you don't want to answer them, you will for the next 30 minutes.
OR, if you don't want to answer them, they will keep bugging you about it until you DO tell them.
"Hey, how's it going?", Brett asked Wilford, who was passing in the hall.
"Good," He replied, because he didn't want to tell him that everything was going absolutely wrong, and to avoid a very long and awkward conversation.