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  • 181Well-formed — may refer to:* Well formed element, an element in webpage design * Well formed formula, a string that is generated by a formal grammar in logic * Well formed outcome, a Neuro Linguistic Programming conceptee also* Well formedness …

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  • 182well trodden — adj 1.) well trodden path/track/route etc BrE a path that is used a lot by people ▪ Follow the very well trodden path to the summit. 2.) used to describe an idea or a course of action that has been used many times in the past well trodden… …

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  • 183well-grounded — adj 1.) well grounded in sth fully trained in an activity or skill ▪ The soldiers were well grounded in survival skills. 2.) ↑well founded ▪ My fears were well grounded …

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  • 184well-informed — well in formed adj someone who is well informed knows a lot about one particular subject or about many subjects well informed about ▪ Most people are not very well informed about the disease. ▪ We had a serious and well informed debate …

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  • 185well-fed — [ ,wel fed ] adjective a well fed person has had a lot to eat, either at one meal or over a long period of time. This word is sometimes used for saying that the person is fat or rich: These were well fed pampered people, used to luxury. We were… …

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  • 186well-paid — adjective a well paid person receives a good amount of money for work: a well paid driver/manager a. a well paid job pays a lot of money: well paid work/employment …

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  • 187well-read — [ ,wel red ] adjective someone who is well read has read many books and has a lot of knowledge: a thoughtful well read person well read in: He s very well read in the field of solar energy …

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  • 188well-groomed — well′ groomed′ adj. 1) having the hair, skin, etc., well cared for; well dressed, clean, and neat: a well groomed young man[/ex] 2) (of an animal) tended, cleaned, combed, etc., with great care 3) carefully cared for; neat; tidy: a well groomed… …

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  • 189well-grounded — well′ ground′ed adj. 1) based on good reasons; well founded: well grounded suspicions[/ex] 2) well or thoroughly instructed in the basic principles of a subject: well grounded in mathematics[/ex] • Etymology: 1325–75 …

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  • 190well-meaning — well′ mean′ing adj. 1) meaning or intending well; having good intentions: a well meaning but tactless person[/ex] 2) Also, well′ meant′. proceeding from good intentions: well meaning words[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

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  • 191well-rounded — [wel′roun′did] adj. 1. well planned for proper balance [a well rounded education] 2. a) showing interest or ability in many fields b) showing many facets of personality [a well rounded character] 3. fully developed; shapely [a well rounded… …

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  • 192well and truly — Completely, thoroughly • • • Main Entry: ↑well * * * completely Leith was well and truly rattled * * * ˌwell and ˈtruly idiom (informal) completely • …

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  • 193well-turned-out — UK US adjective very well dressed, usually in expensive clothing Thesaurus: dressed and wearing clothes of a particular typehyponym * * * well turned out «WEHL TURND OWT», adjective. dressed well; stylish: »But a man otherwise well turned out,… …

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  • 194well´-form´ed|ness — well formed «WEHL FRMD», adjective. 1. rightly, properly, or finely formed; shapely: »a well formed tree, a well formed physique. 2. Linguistics. conforming to given or established grammatical rules: »a well formed sentence. –well´ form´ed|ness,… …

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  • 195well meaning — ˌwell ˈmeaning [well meaning] adjective intending to do what is right and helpful but often not succeeding Syn: ↑well intentioned • a well meaning attempt to be helpful • …

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  • 196Well-being — Well be ing, n. The state or condition of being well; welfare; happiness; prosperity; as, virtue is essential to the well being of men or of society. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 197Well-known — a. Fully known; generally known or acknowledged. [1913 Webster] A church well known with a well known rite. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 198Well-plighted — Well plight ed, a. Being well folded. [Obs.] Her well plighted frock. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 199Well-willer — Well will er, n. One who wishes well, or means kindly. [R.] A well willer of yours. Brydges. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 200Well-founded phenomenon — Well founded phenomena ( la. phenomena bene fundata), in the philosophy of Gottfried Leibniz, are ways in which the world falsely appears to us, but which are grounded in the way the world actually is (as opposed to dreams or hallucinations,… …

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