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synonyms for slightingly

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • airily
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • daintily
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • frivolously
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • leniently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • tenuously
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well
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antonyms for slightingly

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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How to use slightingly in a sentence

In conversing with foreigners, if they speak slightingly of the manners of your country, do not retort rudely, or resentfully.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
It had become the fashion to refer to her slightingly, and to suggest that she had not been without blame for Shelley's behavior.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It was no easy task for him to talk slightingly of what caused him such intense pain, but he forced himself to bear it.
THE ARAB'S PLEDGEEDWARD L. MITFORD
But there is dearness in this mood, which is indifferent and scornful and slightingly patient, though it wants splendor.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
Some boys deny that they are in love and speak slightingly about their sweetheart, but afterwards confess.
A PRELIMINARY STUDY OF THE EMOTION OF LOVE BETWEEN THE SEXESSANFORD BELL
If the anniversaries of people are slightingly treated in the land of the sunrise, the same cannot be said of plants.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
And depreciatory remarks are slightingly introduced concerning the work at other agencies.
HESPEROTHEN; NOTES FROM THE WEST, VOL. II (OF 2)W. H. RUSSELL
The imminent danger he had spoken of, half slightingly, he evidently considered as past.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
It would have been as imprudent to speak slightingly of him in London as it was in New York.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. X (OF X) - AMERICA - II, INDEXVARIOUS
"Here's one from the Marchioness," she remarked slightingly.
EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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