amain


amain

adverb \ə-ˈmān\

Definition of AMAIN

1
:  with all one's might <the soul strives amain to live and work — R. W. Emerson>
2
archaic
a :  at full speed
b :  in great haste
3
archaic :  to a high degree :  exceedingly <they whom I favour thrive in wealth amain — John Milton>

Examples of AMAIN

  1. <conflicting ideals that social philosophers have struggled amain to reconcile>

First Known Use of AMAIN

1540

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