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

 amain /əˈmen/
 (ad.)全力地,全速地,急速地,突然

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·main adv.
 1. With might; with full force; vigorously; violently; exceedingly.
    They on the hill, which were not yet come to blows, perceiving the fewness of their enemies, came down amain.   --Milton.
    That striping giant, ill-bred and scoffing, shouts amain.   --T. Parker.
 2. At full speed; in great haste; also, at once. “They fled amain.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·main, v. t.  Naut. To lower, as a sail, a yard, etc.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 a·main, v. i. Naut. To lower the topsail, in token of surrender; to yield.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 amain
      adv 1: at full speed; with great haste; "the children ran down the
             hill amain"
      2: with all your strength; "he pulled the ropes amain" [syn: with
         full force]