1. scarcely

adverb. ['ˈskɛrsli'] only a very short time before.


  • barely
  • scarce
  • just


  • ample
  • inequity
  • unfairness
  • partial

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Words that Rhyme with Scarcely

  • adversely
  • aimlessly
  • ambitiously
  • anonymously
  • anxiously
  • assiduously
  • autonomously
  • breathlessly
  • callously
  • capriciously
  • carelessly
  • cautiously
  • ceaselessly
  • closely
  • concisely
  • conscientiously
  • consciously
  • conspicuously
  • contemporaneously
  • contemptuously

Example sentences of the word scarcely

1. Adverb
You'll scarcely find a home without wedding pictures since it is such a momentous event for families.

Quotes containing the word scarcely

1. The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
- Virginia Woolf

3. Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.
- Charlotte Brontë

2. scarcely

adverb. ['ˈskɛrsli'] almost not.


  • unfair