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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrowlyadverb

    in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions

    "he interprets the law narrowly"

GCIDE

  1. Narrowlyadverb

    With close adherence to the literal meaning of a text; as, to interpret narrowly; to construe narrowly; to read narrowly; -- used especially of laws and contracts.

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

Wiktionary

  1. narrowlyadverb

    In a narrow manner; without flexibility or latitude.

    They regarded the new idea rather narrowly.

  2. narrowlyadverb

    By a narrow margin; closely.

    They narrowly escaped collision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrowlyadverb

    with little breadth; in a narrow manner

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

  2. Narrowlyadverb

    without much extent; contractedly

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

  3. Narrowlyadverb

    with minute scrutiny; closely; as, to look or watch narrowly; to search narrowly

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

  4. Narrowlyadverb

    with a little margin or space; by a small distance; hence, closely; hardly; barely; only just; -- often with reference to an avoided danger or misfortune; as, he narrowly escaped

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

  5. Narrowlyadverb

    sparingly; parsimoniously

    Etymology: [AS. nearulice.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of narrowly in a Sentence

  1. Zacarias Moussaoui:

    I also proclaim unequivocally my opposition to any terrorist action, attack, propaganda against the U.S. This undated file photo provided by the Sherburne County Sheriff Office shows Zacarias Moussaoui. Moussaou, the only man ever convicted in a U.S. court for a role in the Sept. 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism. ( Sherburne County, Minn., Sheriff's Office via AP, File) He also renouncedAl Qaeda and the Islamic State terror groups. The motion was made in an attempt to relax the special administrative measures under which he serves his sentence. He also asked thatRudy Giuliani, New Yorks mayor at the time ofthe plot andPresident Trumps personal lawyer, or famed attorney Alan Dershowitz represent him in a civil trial. His remarks contradict his action during his 2006 trial, whenhe narrowly escaped the death penalty. During the proceedings, he taunted victims and flashed a victory sign after a jury opted to sentence him to life in prison. God save Bin Laden, you will never get him.

  2. Chief Executive Alan Armstrong:

    I don't think there's anybody positioned the way Williams is right now, very narrowly focused on the concept of growing natural gas volumes, i really think we've got ourselves in a real sweet spot.

  3. David Cameron:

    (The government) has become too focused on narrowly getting the deficit down without being able to say where that should fall other than simply on those who I think can less afford to have that fall on them, i think it is in danger of drifting in a direction that divides society rather than unites it, and that I think is unfair.

  4. Susan Lucci:

    On a late October afternoon, I had a wakeup call, narrowly missing a severe heart attack, I realized how vulnerable life is and how incredibly grateful I am to be here today.

  5. Woody Allen:

    If this was years ago, I would have played this part much more narrowly Woody Allen because I'm a comedian, not Woody Allen. Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg gave it much more complexity.

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