EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NIGH

The major, on his way to Corney, told the father that the end was nigh.

He was soon so nigh, that there could be no possible mistake about the matter.

It wuz, as nigh as I could calkerlate, about a hour and three-quarters long.

"La victorie," said the other, drawing so nigh as to be heard in a loud whisper.

No, no; my knowledge for it, neither of them was nigh fainting, hereaway.

"They must ha' come into the town from som'er's nigh the old cross-road," said he.

Well, he was nigh, I'll say that for him; an' if he'd had his way, the sun'd ha' riz an' set when he said the word.

I have lived in the world for nigh sixty year, and I ought to know what it is.'

I cut him nigh to the saddle-bow in a skirmish on the eve of Dunbar.

I've heard say that bedstead is nigh two hundred years of age.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NIGH

most

adverbnearly all; extremely
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