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well-nigh

Syllabification: well-nigh

Definition of well-nigh in English:

adverb

chiefly literary
Almost: a task that is well-nigh impossible
More example sentences
  • ‘It is an uphill and well-nigh impossible task,’ he wrote.
  • He never wrote a paper without foot-notes, appendices, supplements, and the alterations and corrections in his proofs were such that the printers found their task well-nigh impossible.…
  • This presents the artist with a well-nigh impossible task.
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