We scarcely ever used the reserve generator.
If you arrived and stayed only a minute before you had to leave, this is an example of when you scarcely just arrived.
If you have just enough food to feed your child but nothing extra, this is an example of when you had scarcely enough.
If all scientists agree on something likely to be true, this is an example of when they could scarcely be wrong.
They could scarcely complain after such good treatment.
One could scarcely find any trout in the stream without the stocking program.
We scarcely made it in time.