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Correct spelling:
slightly
Definition:
In a slight manner.

Synonyms:

adverb
a little
hardly, imperceptibly, insignificantly, kind of, lightly, marginally, more or less, pretty, somewhat, Inconsiderably, to some extent, hardly at all, hardly noticeable, inappreciably, scarcely any, to some degree, on a small scale.
all
more or less, slightly, somewhat.
compactly
compactly, delicately, meagerly, minimally, minutely, miserly, modestly, niggardly, punily, scantily, shortly, slimly, sparingly, stingily, Paltrily, parsimoniously, triflingly, deficiently, negligibly.
hardly
infrequently, sparsely, not quite, with trouble.
lightly
gingerly, lightly, readily.
moderately
kind of, passably, SOSO, in moderation.
rather
rather.
adverb
compactly
compactly, delicately, meagerly, minimally, minutely, miserly, modestly, niggardly, punily, scantily, shortly, slimly, sparingly, stingily, Paltrily, parsimoniously, triflingly, deficiently, negligibly.
hardly
by no means, faintly, perceptibly, Scantly, no way, not at all, pretty near, almost not, detectably, no more than, not a bit, not likely, not markedly, not measurably, not much, not notably, not noticeably, not often, once in a blue moon, only just, by a hair, not by much, once in blue moon.
in a way
sort of.
lightly
agilely, airily, breezily, daintily, flippantly, frivolously, heedlessly, leniently, slightingly, sparingly, subtly, tenuously, thinly, thoughtlessly, timidly, Ethereally, unsubstantially.
moderately
a little, temperately, tolerably, tolerantly, within reason, averagely, quite a bit, within limits, in reason, more than not, not exactly.
rather
a bit, to some extent, to some degree, in a certain degree, ratherish, some extent.
somewhat
insignificantly, significantly, bearably, to a degree, a degree.
noun
a little
imperceptibly, insignificantly, lightly, Inconsiderably, to some extent, ever so little, hardly at all, hardly noticeable, inappreciably, rather on a small scale, scarcely any, to a small extent, unimportantly.
slightly
slenderly, slimly, somewhat.
Examples of usage:
  1. Junius turned slightly pale, and addressing Mr Croft, said: " Something very strange must have happened here! – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  2. Schwarzenberg did but slightly glance at it in his speech and yet was called to order. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  3. Now her face was slightly flushed, she looked almost beautiful. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  4. The Princess nodded slightly: " One never knows," she remarked. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  5. Slightly, I should think. – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson

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