lief lief  /ˈlif/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a willing manner

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Usage(s):

  1. He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else.
  2. One of the most urgent practical measures for this group is tax re lief.
  3. Evidently it is a minority of farmers who unwisely took on onerous debts in the mid-1970s to buy costly new acreage in the be lief that prices for farm land would continue to soar.

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  • "There was a lot of airy-fairy, very whimsical stuff happening in the late 60s," says Ashley Hutchings. "We never really felt part of that. When we made Liege and Lief, it was like Bergman was coming in to direct it. It was The Seventh Seal,...
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: Ashley Hutchings Source: guardian.co.uk

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