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well
  • adjective
    In good health; free or recovered from illness. (I don't feel very well)
    Sensible; advisable. (it would be well to know just what this suggestion entails)
  • noun
    A shaft sunk into the ground to obtain water, oil, or gas.
    A plentiful source or supply. (she could feel a deep well of sympathy and compassion)
    An enclosed space in the middle of a building, giving room for stairs or a lift, or to allow light or ventilation.
    A shelf beneath the counter of a bar on which bottles of alcohol are stored within easy reach of the person serving. (you would have never heard of the label of the gin in the well in average bars)
    A region of minimum potential. (a gravity well)
    verb
    (of a liquid) rise up to the surface and spill or be about to spill. (tears were beginning to well up in her eyes)

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