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hail-fellow-well-met

Very friendly, often obnoxiously or disingenuously so. I don't think George is as nice as he seems—he just strikes me as hail-fellow-well-met.

hale and hearty

Healthy. It's true that she was in the hospital a few weeks ago, but she's hale and hearty now.
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hale and hearty

Cliché healthy. The young infant was hale and hearty. The calf—hale and hearty—ran around the barnyard.
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hale-fellow-well-met

Fig. friendly to everyone; falsely friendly to everyone. (Usually said of males.) Yes, he's friendly, sort of hale-fellow-well-met. He's not a very sincere person. Hail-fellow-well-met—you know the type. What a pain he is. Good old Mr. Hail-fellow-well-met. What a phony!

hale and hearty

In robust good health, as in After her long bout with pneumonia, I was glad to see her hale and hearty. This redundant expression, since both hale and hearty here mean "healthy," probably survives owing to its pleasing alliteration. [Mid-1800s]
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hail-fellow-well-met

showing excessive familiarity.
1979 Steven Levenkron The Best Little Girl in the World Harold was accustomed to hail-fellow-well-met salesmen and deferential secretaries and even irate accountants.

hale and ˈhearty

(especially of old people) strong and healthy: She was still hale and hearty in her nineties.
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But, as I understood it, one of the last parts of the brain to be affected is the one which concerns emotion and emotional attachment and Mrs Haler has always been emotionally attached to the church.
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It creates a layering that, to me, is much more dimensional than a mark on the surface; it penetrates the surface," Haler says.
Mrs Bewley claims that a volunteer from the church said Mrs Haler couldn't have Communion as she "wasn't on the list", and would have to contact Rev Fr Lochran to get it.
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Larry Haler, R-Richland, ranking member of the House Higher Education Committee
In addition to manufacturing its own branded microwaves, the company does original-equipment manufacturing for recognizable brands like GE, Whirlpool, Emerson, Haler, Avanti and Magic Chef, he said.
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NEW YORK -- Haler is gearing up to take the high ground as it makes its first push into the mid- to high-end major appliance arena.
under the leadership of Chair Larry Haler, a Council Member from Richland, Wash.
Their addition to our management team will allow Bob Haler, our highly creative Chief Technology Officer (CTO), to devote more time to the design and development of new product concepts, which can then be turned over to Steve in engineering and Ed in operations management," concluded Ross.
Council Member Larry Haler, chair of the committee, moderated the meeting.
Biovail, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Defined Health, Direct Haler A/S, Domain Associates, LLC, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Epic Therapeutics, Guilford Pharmaceuticals, Integrium, Korn Ferry International, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Paladin Labs Inc.