never Idioms & Phrases
- scarcely ever.
Never a deal
- not a bit. Obs. Chaucer.
adverb at no time hereafter
- Quoth the raven, nevermore!" -E.A.Poe
- as never before; more than at any other time, or in any other circumstances; especially; particularly; now often expressed or replaced by ever so.
Ask me never so much dower and gift. Gen. xxxiv. 12.
A fear of battery, ... though never so well grounded, is no duress. Blackstone.
adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; incessant; unremitting.
- the ceaseless thunder of surf
- in constant pain
- night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
- the never-ending search for happiness
- the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
- man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
- unremitting demands of hunger
noun installment plan
- we bought a car on the never-never
noun the remote outback of Australia; unpopulated desert country
noun a pleasing country existing only in dreams or imagination
adjective satellite impossible to subdue
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