Associations to the word «Rarely»
RARELY, adverb. Not occurring at a regular interval; seldom; not often. [from 16th c.]
RARELY, adverb. Unusually well; excellently. [from 16th c.]
RARELY, adverb. To a rare degree; very. [from 16th c.]
RARELY, adverb. Not often; "we rarely met".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.