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- adj. Used other than as an idiom: see very, well.
- adv. Used other than as an idiom: see very, well.
- adv. Used to weaken the effect of certain modal verbs.
- interj. Indicating acceptance, often with resignation or acquiescence, of a statement or situation.
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- adv. quite well
- adv. an expression of agreement normally occurring at the beginning of a sentence
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His pregnant wife could not very well lie on her stomach to play a Chopin polonaise.
But the family business, the Auto Beauty Shop, did perform well enough to keep us all very well fed.
It is now very well known that a great many cases of so-called dyspepsia are really due to over-solicitude about food and the elimination from the diet of so many articles supposed to be indigestible that the patient's nutrition is seriously interfered with.
You turn very well the shoulder, he said, but, for me, it was a day of fifteen-, twenty-, and twenty-five-foot putts rescuing me from so-so ball-striking.
I daresay the men would fight very well if properly Officered although they are an exceedingly dirty and nasty people.
“On the other hand, they could very well believe in God,” Dilara said.
The real pleasure of the show lies in the staging of individual numbers, very well choreographed by Andrew Wright.
The others see only the closed petals, but I know very well that the pistil is dead.
The doctrine of justification by faith alone, i.e. without good works, accorded very well with Quietistic passivity.
The shoe-shine man said he was feeling very well indeed, as his stock portfolio was growing rapidly, and he even offered Mr. Baruch some suggestions on a hot stock.