Sentence Examples


  • The last few years of his life, however, were disturbed by the rebellion of his eldest son, which well-nigh proved fatal.
  • The field of Greek literature having been well-nigh exhausted, he devoted himself principally to the Latin classics.
  • This continued until the old traditions were well-nigh exhausted, but since i88o there has been a distinct revival.
  • The church was well-nigh wrecked(' 730) by debt incurred in the erection of a meeting-house.
  • (1 5591 5.88), who understood but little of state affairs, Friis was well-nigh omnipotent.