amain

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adverb \ə-ˈmān\

Definition of amain

  1. 1 :  with all one's might the soul strives amain to live and work — R. W. Emerson

  2. 2 archaic a :  at full speedb :  in great haste

  3. 3 archaic :  to a high degree :  exceedingly they whom I favour thrive in wealth amain — John Milton

Examples of amain in a sentence

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

1540

First Known Use of amain

1540



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