EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARELY
I got all worried up about him, barely peckin' at a crumb or two.
Andrew was barely in time to save the contents of the sack from her teeth.
Yet here he was, barely of age, and almost soured by disappointments.
Is his pronunciation of English words any thing but barely intelligible?
You have barely finished your experiments, and now you're planning my ruin.
It was barely possible that it might be required to please her inclinations.
The distance from the intrenchment to the ghaut is barely a mile.
Like most educated Russians, he spoke English with barely an accent.
My own skin has been broken, but just barely, four times by bullets.
There were barely four men of those views in the whole town at that time.