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Definition of "slowly" []

  • At a slow pace (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "slowly" in a sentence
  • "Then, of course, an attendant came running (_although he seemed to be moving ever so slowly, because everything moves so slowly in a dream_) and Harry saw him coming and lifted a bell-glass and smashed it down over the man's head (_slowly, ever so slowly_) and then he heard the others coming and he climbed out of the window and ran."
  • "Examples of such features include indirect or reported speech (˜Galileo said that the earth moves™), adverbial expressions (˜Flora swam slowly ˜where ˜slowly™ modifies ˜Flora swam™) and non-indicative sentences such as imperatives (˜Eat your eggplant!™)."
  • "But he turned slowly away, and opening his money-drawer, _very slowly_ toyed with his fingers amid its contents."