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fare-thee-well

[ fair-thee-wel ]
/ ˈfɛər ðiˌwɛl /
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noun

a state of perfection: The meal was done to a fare-thee-well.
the maximum effect; fullest measure or extent: an actress who plays each scene to a fare-thee-well.

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Also fare-you-well [fair-yoo-wel]. /ˈfɛər yuˌwɛl/.
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fare-thee-well

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noun

informal, mainly US a state of perfectionthe steak was cooked to a fare-thee-well
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