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A phrase used to emphasize that someone is definitely going to do something. "Damned well" can also be used. If they have another loud party tonight, I'm damn well calling the cops on them! Unfortunately, she tends to do as she damned well pleases, regardless of the consequences.
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Also, damned well. Certainly, without doubt; emphatically. For example, You damn well better improve your grades, or I know damned well that he's leaving me out. The damn in this phrase is mainly an intensifier.
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Without any doubt; positively: I am damn well going to file charges against him.
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