Usage examples for slightly

  1. She moved her shoulders slightly as she put the question. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  2. A slightly higher stage of water, however, would have made many such rapids. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  3. Instead, he laughed slightly to himself. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  4. " Yet they will give their age as eighteen," replied Tavernay, and his voice trembled ever so slightly; " and we shall ask no questions." – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  5. When at last he spoke his mind to her, she listened gravely with a slightly flushed face and a thoughtful look in her eyes. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  6. Andrew bowed slightly, and looked her straight in the face. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. Maltravers sighed slightly, and half turned away. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. " Why, I think I'm slightly related, Mr. Penny. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  9. Manicamp began to smile, and moved his head and shoulders very slightly, as much as to say, " Oh, if you will positively have it so-" " But speak, at all events," said the princess, out of patience; " speak!" – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  10. He did raise his right arm slightly; but then he hesitated, and allowed it to fall again between him and his sister. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  11. Now it wabbled slightly. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  12. I am also acquainted- but very slightly- with Mrs. Carstairs. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  13. He turned his head slightly and took in the group at the other end of the room. – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  14. Slightly, and by reputation- a great reputation. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  15. They were standing upon the farther side, directly opposite the door, and both bowed slightly as we approached. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  16. " Of course they are doing good, Mrs. Hulver," said Eola, as if she were slightly shocked. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  17. I know the next- door people slightly. – Doctor Luttrell's First Patient by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  18. Karl looked too, saw the firm line of the young girl's rosy lips, and slightly raised his eyebrows. – Outpost by J.G. Austin
  19. The reply was very slightly stronger. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin