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  • adv. Exceedingly; endlessly.
  • n. A great amount.

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

  • adv. on and on for a long time


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  • He brightened up no end when Douglas started off on his Markins legend.

    Died in the Wool

  • Don't be afraid of chatterers in future, Lizaveta Bogdanovna; they're not dangerous; it's these silent men, slow in the uptake, with no end of temperament and thick necks, who are dangerous.

    A Month in the Country

  • If antipathy to the three non-NPT nuclear weapons states is an excuse four if one now counts North Korea, which has withdrawn, there is simply no end to nuclear proliferation.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • The second order-paper looks like the kind of bleeding-heart liberal crap that builds up no end of a thirst.

    Conferences are Murder

  • There was no end of her various complaints; but her principal forte appeared to lie in sick-headache, which sometimes would confine her to her room three days out of six.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • The furnishings were Elizabethan and Jacobean, but none of them, unfortunately, Shakespeare's (so a guide upstairs was informing the pilgrims), except for the old desk from the Stratford Grammar School, where young Will had had to endure no end of terrors.

    the dirty duck

  • It would be easy to add exceptions to the limitary tone of English thought, and much more easy to adduce examples of excellence in particular veins: and if, going out of the region of dogma, we pass into that of general culture, there is no end to the graces and amenities, wit, sensibility and erudition, of the learned class.

    English Traits (1856)

  • Camm himself admitted that Bulman "had helped me no end with the Hurricane."

    The HurricaneStory

  • They were going to run an over-sea empire, and make no end of coin by trade.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • There was no end to the surprising range of knowledge he had picked up in his adventurer's life, and the fact that he was capable of choosing well-matched feminine accoutrements to suit a woman's taste should occasion neither surprise nor indelicate enquiry.

    Salvage for the Saint


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