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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slowly, slow, easy, tardilyadverb

    without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')

    "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"

  2. lento, slowlyadverb

    in music

    "Play this lento, please"

Wiktionary

  1. slowlyadverb

    At a slow pace

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slowlyadverb

    in a slow manner; moderately; not rapidly; not early; not rashly; not readly; tardly

Freebase

  1. Slowly

    Slowly is an EP by UK musician Tom Fox.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slowly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1264

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slowly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2729

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'slowly' in Adverbs Frequency: #121

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slowly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slowly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of slowly in a Sentence

  1. Parviz Aghili:

    My feeling is it is going to take a couple of weeks or so before we start to see proper re-engagement. It will be slowly, slowly.

  2. Windie Lazenko:

    It's a miracle that things are working out the way that they are, it's not perfect. ... They suffered a lot because of the things that happened in my life, choices I made. I'm not going to say I was a victim 100 percent of the time ... but slowly but surely, my kids are coming around.

  3. Giri Cherukuri:

    The consensus is that the Fed is going to raise rates pretty slowly and that the economy will be able to absorb those rate hikes.

  4. Christine Lagarde:

    With revenues down, fiscal deficits are only slowly declining, despite significant reforms on both the spending and revenue sides, including the introduction of VAT and excise taxes, this has led to a sharp increase in public debt, from 13 percent of GDP in 2013 to 33 percent in 2018.

  5. Brandon Hyde:

    That’s great news for everybody, it means we’re slowly but surely getting back to normal, which is a great feeling.

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