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Could you speak a little more slowly?
We saw a group of swans swimming slowly across the lake.
Slowly and patiently, she planted the seedlings in a neat row.
The city is slowly getting back to normal after a three-day transport strike.
The virus slowly weakens the patient's immune system.
Slowly but surely, the old landowning class was losing its power and influence.
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a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …
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Definition of slowly from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.