slowly

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slow +‎ -ly

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slowly (comparative slowlier or more slowly, superlative slowliest or most slowly)

  1. At a slow pace.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.

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