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While, at the same time.
Etymology: From. Cognate with wylst. More at whiles.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
While, Whiles, Whilstadverb
Whiles is now out of use.
Etymology: hwile , Saxon.
Whiles I was protector,
Pity was all the fault that was in me. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
What we have, we prize not to the worth,
Whiles we enjoy it; but being lackt and lost,
Why, then we rack the value. William Shakespeare.
Repeated, while the sedentary earth
Attains her end. John Milton.
Use your memory, and you will sensibly experience a gradual improvement, while you take care not to over-load it. Isaac Watts, Logick.
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God, for your professed subjection unto the Gospel. 2 Cor. ix.
Can he imagine that God sends forth an irresistible strength against some sins, whilst in others he permits men a power of repelling his grace? Decay of Piety.
While is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction. Its meaning varies largely based on its intended function, position in the phrase and even the writer or speaker's regional dialect. As a conjunction, it is synonymous with the word whilst, a form often considered archaic in American English, as well as in some style guides on both sides of the Atlantic.
Etymology: [From Whiles; cf. Amongst.]
While vs Whilst -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words While and Whilst.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Whilst' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1808
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Rank popularity for the word 'Whilst' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1931
The numerical value of Whilst in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Whilst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Whilst in a Sentence
Whilst they mitigate downside risk for buyers, they can be attractive to a vendor who wants to avoid the risks of marketing during a potential oversupply of new stock after the referendum.
The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascribe that to nature, which is altogether owing to early instruction: Miss is scarce three years old, but she's spoke to every day to hide her leg, and rebuked in good earnest if she shows it; whilst little Master at the same age is bid to take up his coats, and piss like a man.
As soon as the posters were brought to our attention, a full internal investigation was commenced under formal protocols, the two individuals concerned have been suspended whilst this investigation takes place.
Whilst ridesharing platforms have millions of journeys made, these tend to be shorter journeys and the pricing is far lower than to stay in an Airbnb room when people are staying for a matter of days.
Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake said.But because of Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake family history with DVT, doesnt that make Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake out of the range of the average patient ? She was out for three hours having multiple procedures. MODEL HAD BREAST IMPLANTS REMOVED AFTER BODY BEGAN REJECTING THEM Blake suggested that it may have been more appropriate for Ms Harvey to have the drugs due to Ms Harvey tummy tuck which would have reduced Ms Harvey mobility while Ms Harvey recovered, making a blood clot more likely. Chris Mellor, representing Transform, said that guidelines about the prescribing of anticoagulant drugs were not firm rules. Whilst there are guidelines, they are not necessarily guidelines that apply to this particular type of surgery.
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