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adverb as in just, closely


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You don’t want to have a narrow focus such as increasing productivity rates that don’t improve engagement or revenue.

The ridge itself is a ragged, narrow path flanked by alpine tundra, with low-standing bushes and virtually no trees.

After its narrow loss to the New York Giants, we cover the defense’s inability to stop the run, the future at quarterback, the play that beat Washington and more.

In a narrow 5-4 vote, the justices ruled that the individual mandate was permissible under Congress’s taxing power.

Wins by the 8-0 Pittsburgh Steelers, over the Dallas Cowboys, and the Las Vegas Raiders, over the snake-bitten Los Angeles Chargers, came down to last-second plays, while the Miami Dolphins closed out a narrow win over the host Arizona Cardinals.

In 2012, Obama narrowly beat Mitt Romney among Florida Cubans, according to exit polls.

President Obama narrowly won the Cuban-American vote in South Florida in 2012.

The fiery first-term conservative won narrowly over Democrat Mike Michaud Tuesday night.

Incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan is steadily but narrowly leading GOP challenger Thom Tillis.

Ernst is actually narrowly preferred by men, and her opponent Bruce Braley holds a narrow lead among women.

The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.

I watched her narrowly, and would stake my life on it she is only the more dangerous for being the less open.

But he watched Grandfather Mole narrowly, with a grin on his face, to see what the old chap would do.

She eyed his crafty face narrowly, as she inquired whether there was any news, and listened to his recital of Toby Crackits story.

The wound was a bad one, he said, and the ball had narrowly missed the heart, but with care the man would come around all right.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to narrowly, such as: barely, carefully, almost, by a hair, by a whisker, and by narrow margin.

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