1 〔ついに〕at last; finally; at length
I solved the problem at last.／I finally came up with the answer to the problem.
2 〔かろうじて〕barely; just
I was just [barely] in time for the plane.／I just made the plane.
I narrowly got away from my pursuers.／I escaped my pursuers by the skin of my teeth.
It was not till evening that I finished the work.
3 〔苦労して〕with great difficulty
I succeeded in persuading him with great difficulty.
I barely managed to scrape through the examination.
He gulped down the bitter medicine most reluctantly.