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barely

bare·ly

barely

 
 
pronunciation:
beIr li
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: only just; hardly.
Please speak louder. I can barely hear you.
synonyms:
hardly, just, scarcely
antonyms:
easily, extremely, well
similar words:
by the skin of one's teeth, ill, little, slightly
definition 2: sparsely.
barely equipped troopsbarely dressed
synonyms:
scantly, sparsely
antonyms:
fully
similar words:
scarcely, slightly