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Meaning of SCARCELY

Pronunciation:  'skehslee

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  by a small margin; "they could barely hear the speaker"; "we hardly knew them"; "just missed being hit"; "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open"; "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
  2. [adv]  almost not; "he hardly ever goes fishing"; "he was hardly more than sixteen years old"; "they scarcely ever used the emergency generator"
 

SCARCELY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: barely, hardly, just, scarce
 

 

 

 

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