Meaning of “well-nigh” in the English Dictionary

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well-nighadjective

/ˈwelˌnɑɪ/

almost:

Once you get behind, it is well-nigh impossible to catch up.

(Definition of “well-nigh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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