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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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Only the heartiest of tickers could stand matches like this in back-to- back-to-back rounds.
MY heartiest congratulations to Talvin Singh for winning the Mercury Music Prize for his album OK.
Oliva, Chairman, President and CEO, commented regarding the stockholders meeting: "We extend our heartiest invitation to all our stockholders to attend this important annual meeting.
In his message of greetings to the President of the Republic of Kenya, the Prime Minister said: "It gives me immense pleasure to convey my heartiest felicitations to Your Excellency, the Government and people of the Republic of Kenya, on behalf of the Government, the people of Pakistan and on my own behalf, on the occasion of Golden Jubilee of Independence of Kenya.
In a message, Mukherjee said: "On the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Devji's birth anniversary, I convey my heartiest greetings to all my fellow countrymen.
In his message, the Prime Minister said "on behalf of the people and the government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and on my own behalf, I would like to extend to you and the people of the Republic of Indonesia our heartiest congratulations on the auspicious occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Indonesia".
The novel also goes much deeper into the realm of thought and understanding, probes the connection between people in the heartiest philosophical terms, and yet, comes across much more true.
As soon as they reached Conakry, he phoned to offer them his heartiest congratulations and gratitude.
PESHAWAR -- KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has expressed heartiest grief and sorrow over the demise of the central amir Tablighi Jamaat Maulana Zubair-ul-Hassan in India.
In their message of felicitation, they extended heartiest congratulations to President Chaudhary Muhammad Aslam and Secretary Muhammad Naveed and all other office bearers of Punjab Olympic Association on their elections as per the national sports policy duly approved by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Only the heartiest moviegoers, however, will wish to go all the way into Harry's dark places.
In his message, the President has said, "On behalf of the Government and the people of India and on my own behalf, it is my pleasure to convey to you and to the people of the Republic of Maldives, our heartiest greetings and good wishes on the occasion of your Republic Day.
I wish to extend my heartiest felicitations to Your Excellency on your election as the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran" President said in his message of felicitations.
Although Twain gushed about other places - he called the Chemung Valley, where Elmira sits, a ``foretaste of heaven'' and described San Francisco as ``the friendliest land and the livest, heartiest community on our continent'' - he saved his most purple prose for Hartford.
AeA wishes them their heartiest congratulations for a feat well deserved.