slow vs. slowly
- have a continent forbearance till the speed of his rage goes slower
- —William Shakespeare
- beans … are best cooked long and slow
- —Louise Prothro
- a sense of outrage, which slowly changed to shame
- —Paul Horgan
- a slowly dawning awareness … of the problem
- —Amer. Labor
- burn slow or slowly
- the leadership turned slowly toward bombing as a means of striking back
- —David Halberstam
Examples of slowly in a Sentence
Things are slowly getting better.
walked slowly toward the ringing phone
Recent Examples of slowly from the Web
Today, as gentrification begins to slowly price young people and artistic types out of Edinburgh and Glasgow, Dundee has become an emerging hub for Scottish creativity.
Fans started to notice that the singer's Instagram photos were slowly decreasing on Thursday (July 12), and by Friday morning (July 13), her entire page was completely empty.
The canal is sinking as the Valley floor beneath it slowly caves in, brought down by years of groundwater extraction by the region’s farmers.
After slowly defrosting the body, the team took samples and rehydrated them.
Sip it slowly and let the flavors tantalize your palate.
Imagine robot planters the size of small bears, lumbering slowly around gardens and parks, looking for a place to sun themselves.
The work develops slowly, but there’s a clear journey for the listener who chooses to hone in on its shifts.
As time progressed, more and more whimsical creatures slowly brought downtown Berkley to life Thursday as Grand Rapids artist Jordan Hartz worked his way through it with nothing but a box of chalk, paper towel and charcoal.
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SLOWLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slowly for English Language Learners
: in a slow way or at a low speed
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