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One entry found for scarcely.
Main Entry: scarce·ly
Pronunciation: primarystressske(schwa)rs-lemacron, primarystressska(schwa)rs-
Function: adverb
1 : by a narrow margin : only just <had scarcely made the train in time>
2 a : certainly not <could scarcely tell them they were wrong> b : probably not <could scarcely have chosen a better leader>

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