Synonyms and Antonyms of hardly
- The new judge vowed to deal hardly with repeat offenders.
callously, cold-bloodedly, hard-heartedly, heartlessly, inhumanely, inhumanly, insensitively, mercilessly, obdurately, pitilessly, ruthlessly, tyrannically, uncharitably, unfeelingly, unmercifully, unsparingly
- The news is hardly surprising.
by no means, nothing doing, on no account
- We were hardly able to make it back to camp before darkness set in.
by the skin of one's teeth
- His broker did not think that he would take his financial losses so hardly.
- The state championship was a hardly fought contest between two evenly matched teams.
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