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hardly

adverb almost, almost all, barely, deficient, few, inadequately, incomplete, limited, little, meagerly, not abundant, not plentiful, not quite, paltry, rarely, scantly, scarcely, sparsely, thinly scattered
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In Lattakia, all main roads and sub-roads are open except the roads of Mirkiya-Maqamat Bani Hashem, Joubet Burghal-Slunfa-al-Ghab and al-Qarandah-al-Ghab which are hardly passable due to the formation of ice.
The truth is, consumers can hardly demand to be fully understood without paying the price in terms of privacy and, equally, businesses can hardly expect to grow their coffers sustainedly without being scrutinised by the very people they make their dollars from.
Why the humming and hawing over such an outstanding project, that'll cost the public purse hardly anything, I'll never fathom.
The Colts controlled the game, but hardly dominated it.
Sir Ian cited the case of the white lawyer, Tom Ap Rhys Price, whose murder had grabbed the headlines while the murder of black Balbir Matharu, dragged to his death by car thieves on the same day, merited hardly a mention.
The wide field of action that this would give to the executive, one can hardly limit"
But new boys Emre, Scott Parker and Michael Owen could hardly be more genuine.
But Steiner can hardly presume to speak for his rabbi, who surely must know something about the Ten Commandments besides being able to name them.
Hardly a new idea, hardly the most expensive programme ever made (they can't even afford a host), and hardly the most ingenious wind-ups of the decade.
The Bush administration, often mistakenly said to have an anti-internationalist stance, has hardly removed itself from the globalist camp, but is merely trying to shift the Sudanese conflict to a different tribunal.
It is hardly an unbiased view, yet I feel the four dance critics who were Rockwell's predecessors did a good job.
This election year, the debate over cloning technology became a circus, and hardly anybody noticed the gorilla hiding in the tent: It's just possible that the First Amendment will protect researchers who want to perform cloning research.