Synonyms of 'narrowly'
Five firemen narrowly escaped death.
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You use barely to say that something is only just true or only just the case.
His voice was barely audible.
He sipped his drink, staring intensely at me.
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.