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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished.

Usage examples (33)
  • Floyd had well-nigh stripped the northern arsenals.
  • As it has been said, the painting is well-nigh finished.
  • Still on with courage high, tho 'strength was well-nigh spent;
  • Springfield the death of Ann Rutledge well-nigh unseated his reason. for more
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