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fain

fain

 
pronunciation:
feIn
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition: willingly; happily.
I would fain go with you.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: willing under the circumstances; content.
Are you fain to attempt this?
definition 2: obliged; required.
The peasants were fain to work on the master's land and had little time to tend to their own gardens.
definition 3: (archaic) pleased; happy.