Associations to the word «Fain»

Wiktionary

FAIN, adjective. (archaic) Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.
FAIN, adjective. (archaic) Satisfied; contented.
FAIN, adverb. (archaic) With joy; gladly.
FAIN, verb. (archaic) To be delighted or glad; to rejoice
FAIN, verb. (archaic) To gladden

Dictionary definition

FAIN, adverb. In a willing manner; "this was gladly agreed to"; "I would fain do it".
FAIN, adjective. Having made preparations; "prepared to take risks".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain