Definitions

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  • adv. Indicating degree, quantity or frequency greater than zero: to the slightest degree, in any way, somewhat, rather.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A phrase much used by way of enforcement or emphasis, usually in negative or interrogative sentences, and signifying in any way or respect; in the least degree or to the least extent; in the least; under any circumstances
  • prep. See under All, Home, Large, Last (phrase and syn.), Length, Once, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in the slightest degree or in any respect

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Examples

  • So long as one refuses to accept the force of the traditional argument in favour of the Esdras Canon, one must at all events admit that the Jewish Canon of the Psalms was undoubtedly closed before the date of the Septuagint translation.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Among Dr. Waguih William IsHak's advice: avoid road rage at all costs, apologize profusely to anyone you accidentally cut off in traffic, be sure to leave for your destination with a full tank of gas and a cell phone.

    A surreal sight, a ghost 405 freeway, in L.A.

  • Before Mission Control gave them the green light, as Neil explains, “all the guys in the trenches at Mission Control who were looking at all the various systems and subsystems made sure that the pressures, temperatures, valves, and so forth were all checking out okay.”

    First Man

  • By this standard, Uncle Fedya, with his myopic views and a love for hands of steel, is not at all intelligentny, whereas Aunt Muza, with her compassion and common wisdom, could stand a chance.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • His affinities were with devout mystics; he admired the teaching of Spener and was himself a pietist, feeling kindly at all times towards the English "Evangelicals".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • In 2005, Pietropaolo began more in-depth studies, looking at all these prediagnostic biomarkers to predict who will develop type 1 diabetes and when.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Possibly; at all events, in order to waken the faith of Israel and increase the dignity of Divine worship, they seem to have received charismata similar to those bestowed upon the early

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Not at all like making love to Boris, which makes me forget his Ukrainian accent and his rantings about the war and Babi Yar.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • The reality of the situation was that Philly Brush was bankrolled to the hilt, with almost unlimited capital between cash reserves and credit lines at all the major casinos.

    One of a Kind

  • When I finish repacking, I look back, at all of them clustered together before the glass door.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

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