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After the release of the trailer for the special last week, TLC received a requisite and perhaps well-deserved tongue-lashing.

“Novelist and not writer and even less a man of letters,” Georges Simenon said of a title he well deserved.

The Peace Prize for Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai was well deserved.

Cuomo has a well-deserved reputation as a master political operator.

The former child star has been taking a well-deserved Ibiza break from her funemployment.

Both ladies evidently enjoyed the unhoped-for but well-deserved rest.

They were very different boys, but all of them had qualities which well deserved his esteem.

Perhaps we may think the ferule well deserved when we read of the schoolboy's trick immortalized by Persius.

This popularity is well deserved, and it is based upon several substantial considerations.

A, who was in well-deserved trouble all the way, holed out in ten.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-deserved, such as: apt, befitting, condign, deserved, due, and felicitous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.