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adjective as in affluent

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Plus it is clear that plastic surgery is a gateway drug for those both so inclined and so well-heeled.

Enter the Taj Group, with its astute understanding of the needs of the well-heeled and the well-traveled.

I immediately recognize one of them as a college classmate, a nice Jewish boy from a well-heeled New England suburb.

One of those votes belonged to Justice Lewis Powell, a well-heeled, patrician justice from Virginia appointed by Richard Nixon.

It is a sensible thing to do, even for the most sophisticated and well-heeled of donors.

I was fairly well-heeled, having just finished guiding a couple of Centaurian tourists through the ruins of K'nar.

Everybody knew that the parson was always well heeled, and no one questioned his courage.

In one sense of the word it is supposed he is well-heeled, although in another sense it is certain he is very badly heeled.

Look out how you criticise those other fellow-freedmen-friends of his, they're all well heeled.

The reason thet outlaws gather round him an' stick is because he's a safe refuge, an' then he's well heeled.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-heeled, such as: prosperous, wealthy, fat cat, and rich.

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