- raree show,
- rarely ever,
- raring to go
Origin of rarely
Examples from the Web for rarely
They had rarely seen their own fathers carry small children unless their mothers were ill.
The penalty is only rarely imposed, as members often resign before they can be voted out of Congress.
“Moving on” from the death of a loved one is rarely uniform.
In Kabul you rarely see people shouting at each other or getting angry in public.
Mary is rarely just Mary in this selection—she is almost always depicted with her newborn or dead son.
The Cubans nearly all drink, but very little at a time, and rarely get drunk.Pioneering in Cuba|James Meade Adams
With its rarely fine atmosphere, so tonic and bracing, so free from the depressing fog of the North, it is a great sanitarium.
The great intellectual wealth of the German language has rarely been revealed to such an extent in any age as in this writer.
Because of prejudice, however, it is rarely that the happily married woman makes a business or professional career.Analyzing Character|Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
These minerals are rare, and the implements made of them were small chisel-like blades, rarely exceeding an inch in length.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler