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hardly

hard·ly

hardly

 
 
pronunciation:
hard li
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: almost not at all; barely; scarcely; only just.
I can hardly hear the radio.
synonyms:
barely, scarcely
antonyms:
considerably, much
similar words:
by the skin of one's teeth, ill, just, little
definition 2: with almost no likelihood; surely not.
We can hardly stop now.
synonyms:
scarcely
similar words:
by no means