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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-KEPT

She interrupted him with an impatient wave of a well-kept hand.

The general appearance of a well-kept van is that of a state-room.

The dresser—is there anything prettier than a well-kept dresser?

They stayed that night at a small, but well-kept house, hidden in the forests.

The secret of our intention had been well-kept till within a week of the day.

It was surprising, too, how well-kept everything was, at least on the ground level.

I inquired, turning to a large and well-kept house in the direction of the bay.

Hal and Noll now followed a well-kept road to the guard-house.

And two of his well-kept but thick nails had obviously been smashed.

How like a well-kept garden is your soul, With bergomask and solemn minuet!

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from well (adv.) + past participle of keep.

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