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Synonyms of narrowly in English:


  • 1 one bullet struck the car, narrowly missing him
    only just, just, barely, scarcely, hardly, by a hair's breadth, by a very small margin, by the narrowest of margins, by the skin of one's teeth, by a nose
    informalby a whisker
  • 2 she looked at me narrowly
    closely, carefully, searchingly, scrutinizingly, attentively;
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