well-deserved

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From well +‎ deserved

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well-deserved (comparative more well-deserved, superlative most well-deserved)

  1. emphatic form of deserved (when used as an adjective); richly deserved, well and truly earnt.
    a well-deserved holiday / reward / (prison) sentence

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