- scarborough lily,
- scarce as hen's teeth,
- scarcely ever,
- scare out of one's wits
Origin of scarcely
Examples from the Web for scarcely
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.
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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
The twenty-five-year-old Mitchum could scarcely believe his luck.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had scarcely reached the summit of the headland when I heard a cry of pain.The Passion for Life|Joseph Hocking
He ate because his mother filled his plate; but if he had been questioned, he could scarcely have told what he was eating.Baron Trigault's Vengeance|Emile Gaboriau
But you'll excuse me if I say that I scarcely expected to have the railroad company's field-manager come and tell me about it.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush|Francis Lynde
One sees a few women, but scarcely any men, present on ordinary occasions.Equatorial America|Maturin M. Ballou
Scarcely a religious system has existed that has not worked effectively and proved true for someone.First and Last Things|H. G. Wells