well-nigh

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Adverb[edit]

well-nigh (not comparable)

  1. almost, very nearly
    • 1910, Erwin Rosen, In the Legion[1], edition HTML, The Gutenberg Project, published 2012:
      There was only one objection to the fulfilment of this wish: the regimental coffers were wellnigh empty.

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