amain

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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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of amain

1540



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