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synonyms for slightly

  • kind of
  • lightly
  • marginally
  • somewhat
  • hardly
  • hardly at all
  • hardly noticeable
  • imperceptibly
  • inappreciably
  • inconsiderably
  • insignificantly
  • more or less
  • on a small scale
  • pretty
  • scarcely any
  • to some degree
  • to some extent
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antonyms for slightly

MOST RELEVANT
  • a lot
  • considerably
  • greatly
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How to use slightly in a sentence

Individual samples may be slightly alkaline, especially after a full meal.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Ollie saw someone standing before it, bending slightly forward in the pose of expectation.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He stood listening to what I was saying, and I recall that when I turned slightly and saw his face, it was terrible!
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The vicar's wife, still slightly discomposed, launched out into some parochial matter she had wished to mention to him.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
In fact a spot of blood, slightly larger than that which had appeared before, showed plainly upon the Professor's right hand.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A mixed type of the present day Negro, she was slightly tall, and somewhat slender, with a figure straight and graceful.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The crests of three tall palms immediately below him waved slightly in the rising wind.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
By 1740, he was far enough removed from the theater to have a slightly different perspective on language.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
"Be calm, be calm," interposed Mr Bellamy gently, remarking that Allcraft slightly raised his voice at the concluding words.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He walked briskly down the avenue, and Hedges stood looking after him, slightly puzzled in his mind.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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