slightly

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slight +‎ -ly

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Adverb[edit]

slightly (comparative more slightly, superlative most slightly)

  1. Slenderly; delicately.
    He was slightly built, but tall.
  2. To a small extent or degree.
    He weighed slightly less than his wife who was a foot shorter.

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