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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 well-nigh /-ˈnaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Well-nigh adv. Almost; nearly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite
            accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for
            `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for
            `almost'; "the job is (just) about done"; "the baby was
            almost asleep when the alarm sounded"; "we're almost
            finished"; "the car all but ran her down"; "he nearly
            fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the
            recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the
            parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by
            the run"; "most everyone agrees" [syn: about, just
            about, almost, most, all but, nearly, near,
            nigh, virtually]