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
Move too slowly, and investors could be left doubting whether the ECB has drawn a line under its bond purchases.
While news companies have slowly learned not to rely on the social network for traffic, nearly half of Americans still get some news from Facebook, making it by far the single most important digital media platform.
His approval rating dropped to a low of 37 percent in late 2015 but has slowly grown back to 48 percent.
The 32-year-old Wilder jabbed through much of the first round while Stiverne, who hadn't fought in two years, moved slowly and cautiously around the ring.
Soft scrambled eggs are taken to their most creamy, velvety limit, cooked slowly and with a generous hand on the crème fraîche.
On Wednesday, police released surveillance footage showing two vehicles in the upper frame slowly pass a house on Little Fox Circle.
In some versions of premium support, the stipend level would grow more slowly than health care costs, forcing people to pay more out of pocket over time to purchase coverage.
Once the milk comes to a boil, temper a little of the hot milk with the egg yolks in a bowl and slowly add all milk to combine, stirring constantly for one minute and then adding the milk and cornstarch to incorporate.
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First Known Use of slowly
Synonymslaggardly, leisurely, pokily, slow, sluggishly, tardily
Antonymsapace, briskly, fast, fleetly, full tilt, hastily, meteorically, quick, quickly, rapidly, snappily, speedily, swift, swiftly
Related Wordscarefully, cautiously, deliberately, purposefully; heavily, ploddingly
Near Antonymsimmediately, posthaste, presto, promptly, pronto, readily, soon; impetuously, impulsively, rashly, recklessly; abruptly, suddenly
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