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At a slow speed; not quickly.‘they moved forward slowly’
gradually, bit by bit, by degrees, little by little, slowly but surely, step by step, inchmealunhurriedly, without hurrying, at a leisurely pace, at a slow pace, leisurely, steadily, taking one's time, in one's own good timeView synonyms
- ‘There will be a short pause as the bait is taken in, then the skate will slowly move away.’
- ‘Either way, the audience slowly becomes aware that it is in the presence of a madman.’
- ‘I slowly climb out of bed, not taking my eyes off the mouse for even a second and cross the room.’
- ‘So I slowly took steps forward with my hands out in front of me and collided with a wall.’
- ‘She slowly walked forward with one hand in front of her until she touched the barrier.’
- ‘Rebus nodded slowly and walked over to the bus driver, crouched down in front of him.’
- ‘The beans had been cooked slowly and infused with all the delicious juices as a result.’
- ‘She held it to his mouth and slowly tilted it forward, letting him gulp down the tea.’
- ‘My eyes move slowly up the length of a fish, it must be thirty inches or more in length.’
- ‘He turned slowly and shuffled back to his seat behind the counter and turned up the radio.’
- ‘This is a very unusual situation and we have to take the matter very slowly and carefully.’
- ‘Love can grow slowly out of warmth and companionship and none of us should be afraid to seek it.’
- ‘The cars moved off slowly and up the steep track to come hurtling down and spinning round.’
- ‘His wife has left him for somebody else and he is slowly losing his mind to drugs.’
- ‘When loading it on, move slowly from one side of the spool to the other and back again.’
- ‘Break up the chocolate and melt it slowly in a glass bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.’
- ‘After some time we realised that our line was moving much more slowly than the others.’
- ‘Count slowly from ten to zero, one number for each breath, and try to clear your mind.’
- ‘The art of a long day of music is to start big, and then to drop down and build slowly throughout the day.’
- ‘An ordinary roll of green hay is placed on rollers which spin it round very slowly.’
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