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gradually

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Synonyms for slowly

without speed ('slow' is sometimes used informally for 'slowly')

in music

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Much depressed, and, to me, unaccountably so, I slowly descended to the street.
Then the boy cracked his whip and touched the animal's flanks with it, and after a low moan of protest Jim stepped slowly along the road.
Sabin leaned heavily upon his stick as he slowly made his way along the corridor to his rooms.
The horns of the crescent slowly moved apart, until at last they formed a line from Hanwell to Coombe and Malden.
And through this two Martians slowly waded, and turned their hissing steam jets this way and that.
Down the warm stream from the pool floated the countless billions of eggs and tadpoles, developing as they drifted slowly toward the sea.
From the egg, then, the individual developed slowly into a higher form, just as the frog's egg develops through various stages from a fish with gills to a frog with lungs.
All fresh-water basins, taken together, make a small area compared with that of the sea or of the land; and, consequently, the competition between fresh-water productions will have been less severe than elsewhere; new forms will have been more slowly formed, and old forms more slowly exterminated.
The ape-man rose, and Akut came slowly to his feet.
I disapprove so strongly of unequal marriages," she said, walking on slowly towards the cottage, "that I cannot, in common consistency, become one of your guests.
He hefted the bag, first in one palm, then in the other, and at last he wheeled his chair slowly around before the table, and in the rays of his small lamp let the glittering gems roll out upon the rough wood.
He drank it slowly, his eyes fixed upon the long row of bottles ranged upon the shelf opposite to him, he himself carried back upon a long wave of thoughts to a little West African station where the moist heat rose in fever mists and where an endless stream of men passed backward and forward to their tasks with wan, weary faces and slowly dragging limbs.
The Minister considered for several moments, and then slowly inclined his head.
In the silence that followed these passing disturbances, Agnes went on counting the roses on the arm-chair, more and more slowly.
They came slowly over the stones, and stopped at the dark figure that lay upon the ground.