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slightly Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb to a small degree or extent
    somewhat; more or less.
    • his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory
    • the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other
  2. adverb in a slim or slender manner
    slimly; slenderly.
    • a slenderly built woman
    • slightly built
WordNet

Slight"ly adverb
Definitions
  1. In a slight manner.
  2. Slightingly; negligently. Obs. Shak.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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