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Adverb: barely  behr-lee
  1. Only a very short time before
    - hardly, just, scarcely, scarce
  2. Almost not
    "she barely seemed to notice him"; "we were so far back in the theatre, we could barely read the subtitles";
    - hardly, scarcely, scarce
  3. By a little
    "it was barely 5 a.m."; "the network has barely 5 percent of viewers";
    - just

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