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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fain (0.00814 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Fain.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fain fain adv : in a willing manner; “this was gladly agreed to”; “I would fain do it” [syn: gladly, lief] fain adj : having made preparations; “prepared to take risks” [syn: disposed(p), inclined(p), prepared]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fain Fain \Fain\, a. [OE. fain, fagen, AS. f[ae]gen; akin to OS. fagan, Icel. faginn glad; AS. f[ae]gnian to rejoice, OS. fagan[=o]n, Icel. fagna, Goth. fagin[=o]n, cf. Goth. fah[=e]ds joy; and fr. the same root as E. fair. Srr Fair, a., and cf. Fawn to court favor.] 1. Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined. [1913 Webster] Men and birds are fain of climbing high. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To a busy man, temptation is fainto climb up together with his business. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Satisfied; contented; also, constrained. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The learned Castalio was fain to make trechers at Basle to keep himself from starving. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Fain \Fain\, adv. With joy; gladly; -- with wold. [1913 Webster] He would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat. --Luke xv. 16. [1913 Webster] Fain Would I woo her, yet I dare not. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Fain \Fain\, v. t. & i. To be glad; to wish or desire. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Whoso fair thing does fain to see. --Spencer. [1913 Webster]


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