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synonyms for slackly

  • idly
  • leisurely
  • nonchalantly
  • slowly
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How to use slackly in a sentence

She lifted his arms and laid them about her, but they fell slackly away.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Algernon got his limbs slackly together, trying to think of the particular pocket in which he had left his cigar-case.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The Governor and Cardinal, with their forces, kept Edinburgh, for they were slackly pursued.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
The door heaved open then, and she appeared in it; then she saw him, and her jaw dropped open slackly.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
He stared at her, then spoke slackly, trying to urge force into his voice.
BEGGARS ON HORSEBACKF. TENNYSON JESSE
The slackly gathered reins were held in the left hand, while from the right wrist dangled a thick stock whip.
THE YELLOW ROSEMR JKAI
The thick under-lip hung slackly, quivering from time to time in the convulsive tremors of desire that ran over him.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
A thick eyebrow shot up immediately and he allowed his pipe to hang slackly from his mouth.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
See too, the line is running out more slowly every instant; it ceases altogether now, and hangs slackly over the boat's side.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VI, NOVEMBER 1850, VOL. IVARIOUS
A slackly rolled turban covered half his forehead, and he leaned with his back against a cottonwood scowling upon his judge.
THE LEAGUE OF THE LEOPARDHAROLD BINDLOSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLACKLY

  • idly
  • leisurely
  • nonchalantly
  • slackly
  • slowly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.