One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the main office’
principal, chief, head, leading, foremost, most important, major, ruling, dominant, central, focal, key, prime, master, premier, primary, first, high, grand, fundamental, supreme, predominant, prominent, most prominent, pre-eminent, paramount, overriding, cardinal, crucial, vital, critical, capital, pivotal, salient, elemental, essential, staple, intrinsic, urgent
2‘they dragged him away by main force’
sheer, pure, utter, downright, mere, plain, brute, stark, absolute, out-and-out, direct
1‘the Spanish Main’
sea, ocean, deep, brine
informal, dated the drink
British dated, informal the briny
mainly, mostly, for the most part, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, predominantly, chiefly, principally
generally, usually, typically, commonly, as a rule, on average
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