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Part of speech: Preposition

Near to; not remote or distant from.

Part of speech: Adjective

Being near in time or place; as, the hour of his triumph is nigh; adjacent; closely related by blood or friendship; as, nigh relatives; on the left; as, the nigh horse.

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Part of speech: Adverb

Near in time or place; as, they came nigh to us; close by; as, they live nigh here; almost; as, he was nigh starved.

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