Part of speech: adverb

Vehemently; exceedingly; without delay.

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Usage examples "amain":

  1. Then let us all rejoice amain, On Christmas day, on Christmas day; Then let us all rejoice amain, On Christmas day in the morning. - "In The Yule-Log Glow, Vol. IV (of IV)", Harrison S. Morris.
  2. On Astur's throat Horatius right firmly press'd his heel, And thrice and four times tugg'd amain, ere he wrench'd out the steel. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.
  3. He got the seven trumpets of rams' horns, and put them in the hands of the seven priests, and led the hosts of the Israelites round and round the walls of Jericho day after day for six days, the trumpets blowing amain, and the hosts silent. - "The Subterranean Brotherhood", Julian Hawthorne.