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barely

adverb

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by a very small margin
  • we barely made it to the church on time

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The first known use of barely was circa 1513

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“Barely.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/barely. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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