Antonyms for narrowly
|Grammar : Adv|
|Spell : nar-oh|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnær oʊ|
Definition of narrowlyOrigin :
- Old English nearolice "narrowly, closely, strictly;" see narrow (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "only by a little" is attested from 1550s.
- adv just, closely
- He went up and handed it to her through the narrowly opened door.
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- The door that opened from it into the garden room was narrowly ajar.
- Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
- He opened the door, but soon shut it, narrowly escaping a bears hug.
- Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
- "I've done something with him myself," she said, watching him narrowly.
- Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
- Little Gervais was stricken with fever and narrowly escaped death.
- Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
- The shot fired by the Slugger had gone wide, narrowly missing him.
- Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
- Then a wheel came off one of their carts and an accident was narrowly averted.
- Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
- It was charred at one corner as if at some moment it had narrowly escaped the flames.
- Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
- Philip had not been a success at school; he had narrowly escaped being a failure.
- Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
- He cut at me again, and narrowly missed the lamp in his stroke.
- Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
Synonyms for narrowly
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