- in a slow manner; at a slow speed: Sauté the peppers slowly. I drove slowly back home.
Origin of slowly
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Examples from the Web for slowly
Slowly, two were opened up, and in 2010 the regional government opened all four Brogpa villages in a push for tourism.The Himalayas’ Hidden Aryans
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Slowly, slowly, dance classes may cease to be such secret and guilty pleasures in Iran.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread
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In my eyes she killed those people… exposing a gay person like this is akin to torturing him slowly to death.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays
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Airline pilots are now slowly, too slowly, being given access to flight simulators able to reproduce sudden and unexpected upsets.Did Bad Weather Bring Down AirAsia 8501?
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The kid moved again, slowly across the parking lot to the garbage bin.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart
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Slowly and reluctantly, the sailors took their places, for Robert was a favorite with them.Brave and Bold
We went back and found Taylor's mare, and brought her slowly to camp.
They all descended from the hill and came on slowly towards us.
"Miss Ward's case has not yet been settled," she said slowly.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
After twilight fell, she slowly walked the length of the Street.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Word Origin and History for slowly
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