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1

Exceedingly healthy, as in How are you?—Very well, thank you.

2

Extremely skillfully or properly, as in He manages that sailboat very well.

3

All right, I agree to, as in Will you take her hand?—Very well, but only to cross the street. Also see all very well.

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