Slightly

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Adverb

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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a bit, a little, barely, by a hair, by an ace, ever so little, exiguously, extremely, faintly, fairly, feebly, frugally, hardly, imperfectly, in a measure, in a nutshell, in a way, in miniature, in some measure, in the small, inappreciably, inconsequentially, insignificantly, just a bit, kind of, lightly, little, marginally, meagerly, minimally, minutely, negligibly, not hardly, only just, poorly, pretty, punily, quite, rather, scantily, scarcely, small, smally, somewhat, sort of, sparely, sparingly, tant soit peu, to a degree, to some extent, triflingly, very, weakly

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