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[with-awl, with-] /wɪðˈɔl, wɪθ-/
adverb
1.
with it all; as well; besides.
2.
in spite of all; nevertheless.
3.
Archaic. with that; therewith.
preposition
4.
with (used after its object).
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English phrase with al(le); replacing Old English mid ealle, mid eallum. See with, all
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  • One might conclude this essay briefly, and withal, subjectively.
British Dictionary definitions for withal

withal

/wɪˈðɔːl/
adverb
1.
(literary) as well; likewise
2.
(literary) nevertheless
3.
(archaic) therewith
preposition
4.
(postpositive) an archaic word for with
Word Origin
C12: from with + all
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Word Origin and History for withal
adv.

"in addition," late 14c., from Middle English with alle (c.1200), superseding Old English mid ealle "wholly" (see with).

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