Almost in a sentence

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Definition of Almost

  • Nearly; well nigh; all but; for the greatest part.
  • (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but

How to use almost in a sentence. Almost pronunciation.

His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
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He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
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For a moment he looked at the face steadily, almost contemplatively it might have seemed, and then drew both arms close to the body.
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This he had almost sharply declined; it would be no escape, he had said.
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This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
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Thus was their bargain made over the dead body; and Mizraim had an almost superstitious reverence for the fulfilment of a bond, the one virtue rarely found in the Oriental.
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He was almost rigid with emotion, for the ancient habit of repose and self- command of the Quaker people was upon him.
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She was my mother's sister though she is almost as young as I.
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Kaid's eyes peered abstractedly into the distance between the almost shut lids.
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He could have realised fully the fierce, blinding passion for revenge which had almost overcome Nahoum's calculating mind in the dark night, with his foe in the next room, which had driven him suddenly from his bed to fall upon David, only to find Mahommed Hassan watching-also with the instinct of the Oriental.
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She has the truth almost of the English.
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It was almost dark, when he saw the bowab, after repeated knocking, sleepily and grudgingly open the gates to admit a visitor.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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Then"-his voice raised almost shrilly-"then do it upon Achmet Pasha.
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This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
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But yet, it must be confessed, that there are others, (and those not a few) whose Lives are almost one continued Circle of Vanity and Folly.
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Will not those _Lewd Scenes_ of Love, wherewith almost every Play is fraught, inflame the Fancy, heighten the Imagination, and render a Person thus prepar'd, a fit Subject for ill designing People to work on?
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I came as straight down again, lit in the saddle, went instantly up again, came down almost on the high pommel, shot up again, and came down on the horse's neck-all in the space of three or four seconds.
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Then he rose and stood almost straight up on his hind feet, and I, clasping his lean neck desperately, slid back into the saddle and held on.
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The consequence might be guessed without my telling it: peopled turned their stock loose to starve, and before the spring arrived Carson and Eagle valleys were almost literally carpeted with their carcases!
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Examples of Almost

Example #1
Going to weight, he was still muscular and well groomed.
Example #2
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
Example #3
It was to him, however, like a ground-wire in telegraphy- it carried off the nervous force tingling in him and driving him to impulsive action, while his reputation called for a constant outward urbanity, a philosophical apathy.
Example #4
His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
Example #5
Foorgat Bey, the brother of Nahoum Pasha, was dead.
Example #6
Then he felt the pulse of the limp wrist.