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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
  • Without friendship, as we full well know, there is no society of any worth.

    The Symposium Xenophon
  • 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
  • full well you know that I can only make me mark, and never the twicet alike.

    If You Touch Them They Vanish Gouverneur Morris
  • 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
  • Old Stick-in-the-mud does not mean 'going,' that I full well see.

    On the Heels of De Wet The Intelligence Officer
  • full well did Jacintha know your object in bringing that young girl there.

    The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling
  • And, of thine own will, full well I feel thou wouldst not leave me.

    Endymion John Keats
  • And the king knew this full well; otherwise he would not have required all to have on the wedding garment.

  • 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

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