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nigh

nigh

 
pronunciation:
naI
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
inflections: nigher, nighest
definition 1: close in position, time, or relationship; near.
The time for departure drew nigh.
synonyms:
near
similar words:
anon, close, nearly, soon
definition 2: almost or nearly (often fol. by on or onto).
They battled for nigh onto two hours.
synonyms:
almost, near, nearly
similar words:
practically
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: close in position, time, or relationship; near.
The dawn was nigh.
synonyms:
approaching, near
similar words:
approximate, close, forthcoming, imminent, looming, proximate