hale

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. healthy, robust, hearty, vigorous, sound. See health. — v. t. haul, pull. See traction.
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(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. sound, robust, vigorous; see healthy 1 , strong 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
vigorous, sound, healthy, robust, fit, hearty, spry, hardy, well, *in the pink, *full of vim and vigor, *in fine fettle.
ANT.: sickly, weak, frail, failing
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Having good health: fit1, healthful, healthy, hearty, right, sound2, well2, whole, wholesome. Idioms: fit as a fiddle, hale and hearty, in fine fettle. See HEALTH.

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