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Last March they gave Airbus a huge piece of new business, ordering 169 A320s and 65 of the slightly larger A321.

I notice he moves at a slightly slower pace than everyone else, and keeps his gestures compact.

Murders are slightly down from 414 last year, but have fallen by about one—third since 2003.

Before it was split between Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Baluchistan spread over an area slightly larger than California.

But Reconcile is from a slightly different arm of Houston hip-hop—more focused on spiritual triumph over the trap.

Individual samples may be slightly alkaline, especially after a full meal.

Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.

He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!

The vicar's wife, still slightly discomposed, launched out into some parochial matter she had wished to mention to him.

In fact a spot of blood, slightly larger than that which had appeared before, showed plainly upon the Professor's right hand.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slightly, such as: kind of, lightly, marginally, somewhat, hardly, and hardly at all.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.