live and well


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live and well

1. Alive, especially after having been in danger or thought to be in danger. The search party was overjoyed to find all of the stranded hikers live and well after enduring the cold for eight days.
2. Active and healthy. I knew Jane's dad was very sick, so I'm thrilled to hear that he's live and well again.
3. Of a concept or practice, flourishing despite a perception of decline elsewhere. I'm glad to see chivalry is live and well—thank you for holding the door for me. Electronic music is huge now, but old-school rock 'n' roll is still live and well.
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live and well

See alive and kicking.
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