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Synonyms for slowly
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  1. slowlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    quickly

  2. slowlyadverb

    Antonyms:
    quickly

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"

    Synonyms:
    easily, tardily, behind, soft, easy, lento, late, belatedly, slow

    Antonyms:
    rapidly, speedily, quickly, chop-chop, apace

  2. lento, slowlyadverb

    in music

    "Play this lento, please"

    Synonyms:
    easy, tardily, slow, lento

    Antonyms:
    apace, speedily, quickly, chop-chop, rapidly

Editors Contribution

  1. despacito

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slowly":

    slow, sluggishly, gradually, gently, softly, easy, lenta, progressively

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#621easy
#1231late
#1531behind
#1949easily
#2052soft
#2901slow
#5074slowly
#9033gradually
#9515gently
#15886softly
#21326progressively
#74277belatedly
#115134lento
#165704lenta
#176063sluggishly
#327435tardily

How to use slowly in a sentence?

  1. Aurora Berill:

    Nothing will change overnight, but keep going, slowly and steady.

  2. Josiah Gilbert Holland:

    There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.

  3. James A. Froude:

    Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.

  4. Eugene Kaspersky:

    The North American top enterprise and government sector, they are not really loyal to any non-American products – it’s much harder to get to this sector for any non-American company, maybe except British companies, we’ve never had success in this sector in the United States. We are slowly trying to open the door. It’s hard but I think it’s possible.

  5. Brandon Fisher:

    We’re taking over 2,000 prayer flags that have been dedicated over the last 5 years in honor of cancer patients locally in the United States to the base camp of Mt. Everest where we ’ll leave them to slowly disintegrate over time, tibetan’s believe if youhang them in the mountain high winds those winds will beat at them and the little threads [ that ] start to unravel from these flags are supposed to be a representation of strength, hope and wellbeing.


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