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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Almost \Al"most\ ([add]l"m[=o]st), adv. [AS. ealm[ae]st,
[ae]lm[ae]st, quite the most, almost all; eal (OE. al) all +
Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part.
Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. --Acts
Almost never, hardly ever; scarcely ever.
Almost nothing, scarcely anything.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adv 1: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite
accomplished; all but; "the job is (just) about done";
"the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded";
"we're almost finished"; "the car all but ran her down";
"he nearly fainted"; "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"; "the
recording is well-nigh perfect"; "virtually all the
parties signed the contract"; "I was near exhausted by
the run"; "most everyone agrees" [syn: about, almost,
most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "almost":
about, all but, approximately, as good as, as much as, barely,
bordering on, close, closely, essentially, hardly, in effect,
just about, most, much, near, nearabout, nearly, nigh, nighhand,
not quite, practically, pretty near, scarcely, verging on,
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