scarcely

[ skairs-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF scarcely

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A gentle strain of music, scarcely audible, seemed to make reply.

"Dearest Philothea, I scarcely know his countenance," replied the maiden.

You were scarcely two years old, when you and your nurse suddenly disappeared.

But he is now gone where he will scarcely have the opportunity even of such conversation.

There was a scarcely disguised intention to revive protection.

The victory which is merely a walk-over is scarcely a victory.

Scarcely was it safe, when the sexton buried the old man and his secret with him.

Cornelius was in fits of laughter, which he scarcely tried to choke.

Hardy could scarcely refrain from rushing out to look around.

He submitted to her embrace, but scarcely spoke, and asked nothing about Corney.

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