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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 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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hale and ˈhearty

(especially of old people) strong and healthy: She was still hale and hearty in her nineties.
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party hearty

and party down
in. to have a great time; to celebrate. (Also as an exclamation: Party down!) The whole class decided to celebrate and party hearty. Let’s party down, dudes!
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Aged 65 and not ready for retirement, here's a down-to-earth country French foodspot famed for its savory, inexpensive roast chicken, duck a l'orange, roast pork and other hearties - many under $10 - plus a bountiful wine cellar full of low-cost surprises.