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The roads were barely wide enough for two cars to pass.
There was barely a scratch on his car, but mine was totaled.
a barely audible whisper
He was so dizzy he could barely stand.
He was barely able to see the road in the fog.
He barely paused before jumping straight into the water.
The thought had barely come to me before it was gone again.
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