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.
almost, nearly, just about, about, more or less, practically, virtually, all but, as good as, next to, close to, near, nigh on, to all intents and purposes, approaching, bordering on, verging on, nearing; roughly, approximately; not quite