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In Minnesota, where the temperature dropped below minus-20 degrees in February and scarcely a single customer lost gas or electricity, state officials are struggling to come up with an equitable solution to a debacle made in Texas.Minnesota gasps at the financial damage it faces from the Texas freeze|Will Englund|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
For 10 months, police have, according to multiple accounts, scarcely entered the area.The Intersection Where George Floyd Died Has Become a Strange, Sacred Place. Will Its Legacy Endure?|Janell Ross/Minneapolis|April 16, 2021|Time
A devastatingly handsome young man of 17, Philip could not be expected to show any great interest in her as a woman, but he could scarcely duck entertaining her.How Prince Philip Became Queen Elizabeth's Unlikely Husband|Lily Rothman|April 9, 2021|Time
Some patients on the wall had been passed between so many crews that their latest handlers scarcely knew what they’d come in for.
The maps show that, as recently as 1800, London had scarcely spread to south of the River Thames.
This is amazing progress considering that marriage equality in the first state was achieved scarcely more than a decade ago.State of LGBT Rights: Married on Sunday, but Fired on Monday|Gene Robinson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he scarcely bothered to hide his chief ambition: to lead his country as prime minister.
And as he sees it they were scarcely more qualified than he was to lead a group of green soldiers into battle.
The Internet gives video on demand the kind of universal reach that revival houses could scarcely dream of.
Law is weak in Iraq and scarcely exists apart from violence.Bikers of Baghdad: Sunnis, Shias, Skulls, ‘Harleys,’ and Iraqi Flags|Jacob Siegel|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.
The artist, though emphasizing the latter, can scarcely achieve power in this without also attaining the former.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
This reading secures scarcely anything more than a succession of sights to the eye or sounds to the ear.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
For my part, I scarcely know what to say; inasmuch as I do not care either to affirm or deny a thing of which I have no proof.