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Main Entry: 1hearty
Pronunciation: primarystresshärt-emacron
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): heart·i·er; -est
1 a : WHOLEHEARTED, SINCERE <hearty agreement> b : enthusiastically friendly <a hearty welcome> c : UNRESTRAINED 2 <hearty laughter>
2 a : exhibiting very good health <hale and hearty> b : having a good appetite <a hearty eater> c : being plentiful and satisfying <a hearty meal>
3 : ENERGETIC, VIGOROUS <gave a hearty pull>
- heart·i·ness noun

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