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Synonyms for well-nigh

(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished

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There is no doubt that future scholars who muster the courage to read/decipher this most rebarbative of medieval texts will be immensely helped by the prodigious prolegomena performed by Felder in this scholarly labour which (itself sponge-like) has classified and cross-referenced both Realien and the (inevitably tenuous) interpretations of various critics with what appears to be well-nigh preternatural care.
"His great interest for well-nigh four decades in the Faith's progress was reflected in the en thusiastic affirmation of his belief whenever the opportunity presented itself and in the abiding joy with which he regarded the construction in 1984 of the Mother Temple of the Pacific Islands in Samoa...."
O'Neill said: "It was news to me at the time, but Luke had been carrying that shoulder injury for well-nigh two years.
When there's a Masters Green Jacket up for grabs he's well-nigh unstoppable.
Yet the prevalence of cocaine has become, as this newspaper discovered, well-nigh total.
Blunt and well-nigh rude, Herrman (a partner in an international firm based in Cleveland) sets forth some specifics of doing things right, well, and efficiently.
The recorded sound is warm, with lots of natural bloom on the voice, and the balance between voice and piano is well-nigh perfect.
But most of all it is the well-nigh exemplary behaviour of the golfers and the massive galleries that follow them round the course or occupy the stands from early doors.
The troupe's husband-and-wife team of immigrant founders, Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili (Zee-koor-ish-VEE-lee) have sexed up Oscar Wilde's Salome, exposed the demonic core of Dracula, relayed The Master and Margarita into a landscape of supernatural gesture, and rendered Hamlet well-nigh wordless.
Scoring off the Conservatives for having done a moonlight flit after a period which he called 'a well-nigh unbroken expanse of mismanagement', Campbell-Bannerman called an election for early in the New Year.
Continuing interest in Jeff Wall's art-historically savvy fusion of classical painterly ambition with Baudelairian social critique and digitally orchestrated cinematic style is well-nigh assured.
Trying to put together this sum seemed well-nigh impossible at first, but the professionally designed publicity material, all given free, and excellent press coverage generated widespread support.
"1 have passed many a delightful hour in singing [with him]; and oftentimes have seen the dear man wax so happy and merry in heart over the singing as that it was well-nigh impossible to weary or content him therewithal."
In this well-nigh perfect recording Aldo Ciccolini has them all.
Palestinians in the southern part of the West Bank will then find it well-nigh impossible to communicate and travel to the northern section, and vice versa.