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 for narrowly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narrowly \Nar"row*ly\, adv. [AS. nearulice.]
     1. With little breadth; in a narrow manner.
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     2. Without much extent; contractedly.
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     3. With minute scrutiny; closely; as, to look or watch
        narrowly; to search narrowly.
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     4. 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.
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     5. Sparingly; parsimoniously.
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     6. 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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions; "he
             interprets the law narrowly" [ant: broadly, broadly
             speaking, generally, loosely]

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