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full well

Very well, exceedingly well, as in You know full well how much this costs. [ c. 1700 ]
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  • full well do I recall the introduction into my father's house of these chairs.

    An Old English Home S. Baring-Gould
  • And, of thine own will, full well I feel thou wouldst not leave me.

    Endymion John Keats
  • full well thou cost my service, and well content am I. Mayst thou reap of me some harvest ere my life be at an end.

    The Lay of the Cid R. Selden Rose
  • It is full well we be on our road back to Paris, for there at least will he not dare to come.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
  • full well he knew what every impulse of his own heart called upon him to utter, and yet his lips were dumb.

    Rockhaven Charles Munn
  • He knew that full well; he knew also the danger of such a suspicion.

  • full well did Jacintha know your object in bringing that young girl there.

    The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling
  • full well they knew the syrinx had fallen, and Nika was gone—for ever.

    Saronia Richard Short
  • And the king knew this full well; otherwise he would not have required all to have on the wedding garment.

  • Their days were numbered—each one knew that full well—yet they slept.

    Under the Waves R M Ballantyne

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