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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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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
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