fare-thee-well :

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  • n  state of perfection; the utmost degree
    they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well

  • But by next day the front-office line had a fare-thee-well note to it.
  • As a penny-pinching Broadway bookie, Hope has only two props to work with, but both of them get worked to a fare-thee-well.
  • There is, among others, the belle, charming and pampered to a fare-thee-well, groomed for little more than catching men: "If a woman behaved correctlythat is, in a properly .
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  • Stories they told
    My parents told great stories. I’ve told you that. How they would both weave long, intriguing tales from not much of a story or one that was so good to begin with that it took little embellishment. The good-to-begin-with story needed only a dusting of well-placed words while the not-so-good-ones-but-still-worth-telling were spruced up and shined to a fare-thee-well. My parents only introduced me ...
    July 30, 2013 - The Fayette Citizen

  • John Garamendi in FoxReno.com
    Government regulation is not all bad,Garamendi added. "I know because I am the insurance commissioner and I regulate an insurance industry that would rip you off to a fare-thee-well if they had a shot at it."

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