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Synonyms for slightly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slightly, somewhat, more or less(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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, slightly(adverb)

    in a slim or slender manner

    "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"

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

Wiktionary

  1. slightly(adverb)

    To a small extent or degree.

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

    Synonyms:
    marginally, somewhat, a little

    Antonyms:
    very, quite

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slightly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    little, in a small degree

  2. slightly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    weakly, feebly, slenderly

  3. slightly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    cursorily, negligently, hastily, in a superficial manner

  4. slightly(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    scornfully, contemptuously, disrespectfully, slightingly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slightly(adv)

    Synonyms:
    somewhat, superficially, cursorily, hastily

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How to use slightly in a sentence?

  1. Meteorologist Bob Leighton:

    At this stage it's looking like a normal summer, perhaps slightly warmer, with only one day hitting around 40 degrees, and little or no rain forecast.

  2. John Carey:

    It's an open question whether there's any earnings growth this year, with a market multiple slightly above long-term averages, you have to ask whether the market's going to go anywhere.

  3. Andy Ryde:

    While there's plenty of confidence, it's slightly fragile because there are lots of reasons why you might think that the climate wasn't perfect, there are lots of wider geopolitical factors that could easily start to cause deals to pause, not least the fact that we're potentially looking at an international trade war.

  4. David Yates:

    It's slightly more liberating because it's all coming out of Jo's (Rowling's) head - these stories she's creating, no one quite has ownership of them yet in terms of having a relationship with the material other than having a relationship with the movie when it comes out.

  5. George Schultze:

    While the company comes out of this slightly overleveraged, it has a strong business and will be able to pay down the debt, the debt market is so hot right now that I'm sure this offering will be oversubscribed.


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