adjective (well deserved when postpositive)
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Words nearby well-deserved
Example sentences from the Web for well-deserved
Cuomo has a well-deserved reputation as a master political operator.Andrew Cuomo Can't Ignore It Now: He's Weak Even at Home|David Freedlander|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The former child star has been taking a well-deserved Ibiza break from her funemployment.The Tiny Prince of Ibiza Parties On, While Kim and Paris Make Peace|Amy Zimmerman|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chronic partisan bickering largely gave way to a rare moment of well-deserved self-congratulation.
South Korea humiliated Italy with great determination and well-deserved good fortune.
Sure, some people were grossed out, but those who reacted in disgust got a well-deserved public shaming.
These canned fruits have an excellent and well-deserved reputation.Foot-prints of Travel|Maturin M. Ballou
Let us, then, sir, hasten to pay to his memory the well-deserved tribute of our regard.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
But she was a true daughter of Eve, and this well-deserved reproach only moved her to feeble recrimination.Lover or Friend|Rosa Nouchette Carey
With this well-deserved, but none the less crushing snub she brought the car to a standstill and inadvertently stopped the motor.The Lightning Conductor|C. N. Williamson
That high praise was once well-deserved, and was cordially given: but since, alas!My Life as an Author|Martin Farquhar Tupper