Word usage examples
The image was scarcely more than a blurred silhouette at first, since the camera lens was set at normal pending a specific target.
He had a beautiful, rich voice with scarcely a trace of an Irish accenta characteristic of his class and background.
There was scarcely a square centimeter of the floor, walls, and ceiling that was not scarred with shrapnel or pocked with the huge bullet holes of the modified Glaser rounds.
Ivo was still in Bern, no great distance from police headquarters, in fact, but the Kripos and Berps of the city of Bern could scarcely have been blamed for failing to recognize him: plain Ivo no longer existed.
Nothing had changed since his last inspection, which was reassuring if scarcely surprising.
A single figure appeared, moving cautiously but somehow conveying the impression that it didn't expect any more oppositionscarcely surprising after the grenade and the barrage of heavy-rifle fire and the lack of response from the defenders.
Despite all this concentration of spies, people, apes, and materiel, it was nonetheless scarcely surprising that the passing through the Strait of Gibraltar of an Italian cattle boat, the Sabine, en route from Libya to Ireland to pick up a fresh cargo of live meat for ritual slaughter on return to Tripoli, should be logged but attract no further attention.
The man specialized in switching identities, and obtaining a body would scarcely be a problem for him.
The arced across the black zenith, their dance unchanged turies since man first inhabited Athera.
Like the barbed parody of a stage magician's trick, a shadow-bane flashed and arced airborne.