Synonyms of narrowly
1 justDictionary • Five firemen narrowly escaped death.
just • He could just reach the man's head with his right hand.
barely • His voice was barely audible.
scarcely • He could scarcely breathe.
by the narrowest of margins
by the skin of your teeth
by a whisker or hair's-breadth
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barelyYou use barely to say that something is only just true or only just the case.
• His voice was barely audible.
intenselyIf you describe the way someone looks at you as intense, you mean that they look at you very directly and seem to know what you are thinking or feeling. (adverb)
• He sipped his drink, staring intensely at me.
intentlyIf someone does something in an intent way, they pay great attention to what they are doing. (adverb)
• He listened intently, then slammed down the phone.
Thesaurus for narrowly from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you look at someone narrowly, you look at them in a concentrated way, often because you think they are not giving you full information about something.