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Definitions of slowly

  1. without speed; " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly' as in" please go slow; I want to see the sights")
  2. in music; " Play this lento, please"
  3. without speed (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly'); " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; " please go slow so I can see the sights"
  4. In a slow manner; moderately; not rapidly; not early; not rashly; not readly; tardly.
  5. In a slow manner.
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Quotes of slowly

  1. I write very slowly – Carla Bley
  2. Now, I've never flown in space; but the folks who have say that on landing day, you know, you've just spent maybe a week and a half, sometimes two weeks in orbit and you're used to the things happening slowly in space. – Duane G. Carey
  3. Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious. – Michel De Certeau
  4. The right wing has had a radio apparatus for years and years, so they've had minor leagues- they've had local rightwing guys who've become national rightwing guys, and who build slowly and that's how it goes. We haven't had that. It isn't like we have a farm team. – Al Franken
  5. In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain- Well, I have dreamed this coast myself. – Robert Hass
  6. I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way. – Jonathan Lethem
  7. Catcher in the Rye had a profound impact on me -the idea that we all have lots of dreams that are slowly being chipped away as we grow up. – Judd Nelson
  8. I just wanted to play tennis. I started because I wanted to pick up another sport and then as I was slowly getting better I wanted to see how far I can go but I always wanted to be myself. I wanted to be original. I didn't want to copy anybody's style. – Jana Novotna
  9. But a rise in the wages of labour would not equally affect commodities produced with machinery quickly consumed, and commodities produced with machinery slowly consumed. – David Ricardo
  10. Drink the first. Sip the second slowly Skip the third. – Knute Rockne
  11. Life improves slowly and goes wrong fast, and only catastrophe is clearly visible. – Edward Teller
  12. When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly – Guillermo del Toro
  13. Any setting can potentially acquire this vividness. It slowly arrives during the period of research, until it is as immediate to me as my own real surroundings. – Rose Tremain
  14. My earliest memory is dreamlike: in a small orchard or garden I am carried on the arm, I believe, of my father; there was a group of grown -ups, my mother among them, and the group was slowly walking in the orchard, it seems toward the house. – Immanuel Velikovsky
  15. Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly – Mae West

Usage examples for slowly

  1. " I believe I do," answered Rex slowly – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  2. How slowly time went. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  3. " Yes, sir," said the child, slowly – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  4. I guess, he answered, slowly it ain't so much a question of my mindin' her as she mindin' me. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. If you were sure, he added slowly that you didn't love him- and told him so. – His Family by Ernest Poole
  6. Ever so slowly it seemed. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  7. " It's very good of you, I'm sure," he said, slowly – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  8. Then slowly a change came over Monck. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  9. " I wish you had told me this," he said, slowly – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  10. But Wessex was slowly coming to himself. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  11. The deacon told her the money was coming too slowly and that he could not wait longer than another year, before he would have to sell her to get his money back. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  12. " Of course, Dolly must have taken it," Alicia said, slowly – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  13. The reply came slowly as before. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  14. Slowly the minutes passed. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  15. It came up slowly – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  16. Slowly he began to see. – Divinity by William Morrison
  17. " No, miss, it isn't that," said Denton slowly – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  18. " I will think it over," said Timar, slowly – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  19. The girl moved slowly away. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  20. She slowly shook her head, saying again, No, that work is not for me. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger

Rhymes for slowly