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to a fare-thee-well



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To the most extreme degree, especially a condition of perfection. For example, We've cleaned the house to a fare-thee-well , or He played the part of martyr to a fare-thee-well . This term first appeared as to a fare-you-well in the late 1800s, and the more archaic-sounding present form replaced it about 1940.

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