Slowly in a sentence as an adverb

About 7 hours into their study sessions their brains would start to shut down slowly.

He would then slowly type a message in a proformat, post that in the channel.

When it happens slowly, as it does in these cases, it is hard to see the scale of what is happening.

[La Forge goes back to work; Scotty follows slowly]Scotty: Do you mind a little advice?

I am slowly working my way up the informal foosball rankings.

As the cam rotates, it slowly raises up the hammer, which has tension provided by the spring.

The world has slowly become spineless, and when someone like Josh Hwu shows a spine and stands up for what's right a rather large fraction of fellow programmers jump on him.

Just like I would be hesitant to throw an unknown datastore into a stable working system without staging, testing, and otherwise slowly integrating it.

I have to say, I'm really impressed with Facebook for coming out and making this their issue, instead of just waiting for the applicants and employers to slowly work it out between themselves.

What is worse - rolling slowly with the new technology and being blasted as obstructionists, or going head first, and being blasted when the unexpected happens and breaks a bunch of things, or finding a middle ground and making everyone unhappy?

Risk management slowly started relenting when they started seeing the profits of its major competitors--and they toyed with the idea of providing subprime loans--but it never really got off the ground before the Financial Crisis.

Slowly definitions


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"

See also: slow easy tardily


in music; "Play this lento, please"

See also: lento