Definition of 'narrowly'
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It narrowly missed his left eye. The Sun (2016)The team struggled the following season, though and narrowly escaped relegation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A shot rang out and narrowly missed him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was arrested on Thursday after aiming his car at pedestrians, narrowly missing one of them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He narrowly missed having his head sliced open by one of the oars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On board he narrowly escaped detection by customs officials by climbing down into the hold. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We narrowly escaped relegation a year ago, yet they were not replaced. The Sun (2016)Another youngster narrowly escaped life as '. Times, Sunday Times (2013)THE Earth narrowly escaped a cosmic disaster yesterday when an asteroid the size of a bungalow flew past. The Sun (2013)It was abundantly clear that the police had stitched up these men, who narrowly escaped 40-year jail sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were unlucky to be narrowly behind at half-time but put the game away with two tries in five second-half minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The 24-year-old faced online death threats this week after she narrowly escaped getting the chop for the fourth time on Sunday. The Sun (2010)
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