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
As usual the golf game slowly went south, and my attention turned to the birds.
Thankfully, campaign mailers are slowly going the way of landlines and the Yellow Pages.
Civilian vehicles destroyed and abandoned throughout the Old City are slowly being collected and stand as a quiet, rusting symbol of the terrible fighting.
But there's a genuine risk that Broadway is slowly being priced out of the range of all but high-income consumers.
Elsewhere in the travel space, the trend seems to be (slowly) catching on.
The Santa Fe school district will close its schools Monday and Tuesday, officials said -- but students and staff are slowly being allowed to collect their belongings from part of the high school.
And the Marlins slowly but surely have been winning series.
Over the last month, people of color have had the police called on them for: ▪ Playing golf too slowly while black.
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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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