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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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Slowlyadverb

    Etymology: from slow.

    The gnome rejoicing bears her gift away,
    Spreads his black wings, and slowly mounts to day. Alexander Pope.

    The poor remnant of human seed peopled their country again slowly, by little and little. Francis Bacon.

    Our fathers bent their baneful industry
    To check a monarchy that slowly grew;
    But did not France or Holland’s fate forsee,
    Whose rising pow’r to swift dominion flew. Dryden.

    We oft our slowly growing works impart,
    While images reflect from art to art. Alexander Pope.

    The chapel of St. Laurence advances so very slowly, that ’tis not impossible but the family of Medicis may be extinct before their burial place is finished. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

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. James A. Froude:

    Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.

  2. Charles Mackay:

    Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.

  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. Abhishek Shukla:

    Life is too short to be anything but happy. So kiss slowly. Love deeply. Forgive quickly. Take chances and never have regrets. Forget the past but remember what it taught you.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    When a share priced Rs.100 moves with price 20 steps up and down , then it is better to come out of it and sell the stock completely as it is slidind downward and mostly its downfall is not realised by traders. Classic example today can be seen in NALCO shares which has come down from Rs.130 to Rs.80 in just 2 months by slithering and slowly . Market fools this way only. Averaging has brought traders loss only. NEVER BUY WHEN CHART SHOWS DOWNWARD TREND no matter how much it has fallen

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