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  1. slightlyadverb

    To a small extent or degree.

    He weighed slightly less than his wife who was a foot shorter.

    marginally, somewhat, a little

    very, quite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slightly, somewhat, more or lessadverb

    to a small degree or extent

    "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"

    some, passably, just about, somewhat, slenderly, pretty, slimly, fairly, reasonably, middling, moderately, about, roughly, more or less, or so, approximately, around, close to, jolly

  2. slenderly, slimly, slightlyadverb

    in a slim or slender manner

    "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"

    sparingly, meagrely, more or less, meagerly, somewhat, slimly, slenderly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slightlyadjective

    little, in a small degree

  2. slightlyadjective

    weakly, feebly, slenderly

  3. slightlyadjective

    cursorily, negligently, hastily, in a superficial manner

  4. slightlyadjective

    scornfully, contemptuously, disrespectfully, slightingly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slightlyadverb

    somewhat, superficially, cursorily, hastily

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  1. Fredrik Guitman:

    Reliability and speed is more important than price, an out-of-stock product will hurt much more than a slightly higher price.

  2. John Kilduff:

    Cushing inventories did rise, taking away some of the strength of the headline drawdown figure, the refinery utilization rate, slightly below, at 90 percent is not all that supportive for crude oil demand, and crude oil imports were not that strong again.

  3. Dekel Ben-Shitrit:

    I rubbed it slightly and I saw it was carved with a human image inside a frame.

  4. Tammy Tong:

    There is some evidence which suggests that very low cholesterol levels might be associated with a slightly higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke.

  5. Wilmer Stith:

    It is a slightly disappointing payroll number. If anything, it buys the Fed a little more time before the first rate hike.

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