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hardly

adverb

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2 certainly not
  • I would hardly think someone with her attitude could make a good manager

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3 by a very small margin
  • we were hardly able to make it back to camp before darkness set in

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The first known use of hardly was before the 12th century

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hard-luck

hardly

hardness

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“Hardly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hardly. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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