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This is hardly the first example of such a thing, as I detailed earlier this week.

The bookmakers didn’t give Dallas much of a chance to win the Stanley Cup because Dallas hardly proved it was good enough to qualify for the playoffs, let alone win once it got there.

Protesters took over roughly a six-block area in Seattle — hardly a “big chunk” or 20 percent.

He Jiankui, the disgraced scientist behind the CRISPR babies experiment, was hardly coy about his plans.

Checking your website page by page is hardly practical, so you can use Google Search Console to check all your pages at once.

The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.

This is especially striking, though hardly surprising, in the case of Priebus, Mr. Outreach.

But locals there say any money deposited is thrown into an unlocked cupboard behind the tellers, hardly inspiring confidence.

I was already over forty, had hardly a nickel in my pocket and this was the biggest break in my life.

The grim instability of shelter life is hardly a recipe for success under the best of circumstances.

Here is a chair, Monsieur Arden; but you can hardly see it until your eyes have grown a little accustomed to our crpuscula.

The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.

You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.

"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.

Felipe was so full of impatience to continue his search, that he hardly listened to the Father's words.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hardly, such as: barely, comparatively, practically, rarely, seldom, and simply.

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