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By a small margin
“I barely made it for my flight due to the traffic jam.”
To a certain level, degree or extent
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To a smaller extent or degree
Happening or occurring rarely
In a total or complete sense or manner (with no exceptions)
“If you are a beef lover, then just the bare thought of Wagyu will cause you to salivate instantly.”
Used to emphasize something surprising or extreme
To a certain extent
Similar to 'at the eleventh hour,' 'just in the nick of time,' or 'without a minute to spare'
Adverb for without the appropriate, usual, or natural covering
“Covering bare soil with a generous mulch of stable manure or compost is usually only practical for small areas.”
Adverb for bare or exposed due to a lack of clothing
“His bare feet were freezing, and those feet would occasionally stumble onto unseen branches under the two feet of snow.”
Adverb for empty, without contents
“Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to give the poor dog a bone. When she came there, the cupboard was bare, and so the poor dog had none.”
Adverb for without or devoid of (something)
“Her waistline was also bare of the silky black fur that covered her arms, legs, head, and torso.”
Adverb for marked by having a basic or uncomplicated form
“I wanted a simple, bare design to reflect the nature of the poems contained within.”
Adverb for spoken or presented in a manner that is frank and honest
“The subject's deliberative job consists in selecting a formal procedure and supplying the bare facts of the matter.”
Adverb for small in number or amount
“This reads like someone who did the bare amount of thinking on this topic.”
(of land or a place) Adverb for barren or uninhabited
“Behind the temple of Medeenet Haboo stretches a bare and desolate plain, which rises and climbs until it merges itself in the bare and desolate range of the Lybian hills.”
Adverb for having an inhospitable atmosphere or nature
“While the country between Fedalla and Casablanca is grim and bare, Fedalla is a green oasis, elegantly laid out.”
(of trees or vegetation) Adverb for without leaves or foliage
“He picked all the leaves, and soon the little pine tree was bare.”
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