How to use Slowly in a sentence

slowly
  • She walked slowly back to the kitchen.

    1063
    247
  • They waited in tense silence as the horses slowly moved on.

    207
    102
  • Cade was slowly emerging from his shell, but the cat was still as wild as ever.

    265
    161
  • She brushed leaves from her clothes and slowly walked up the drive.

    222
    130
  • Katie wiped the plate slowly with a dishtowel.

    150
    66
    Advertisement
  • Then slowly, over time, things changed.

    98
    42
  • I slowly related my half-truth, half lie tale of Julie being upset and calling me.

    105
    51
  • He crawled very slowly and carefully.

    85
    36
  • Royce's hostile expression slowly faded into a sheepish smile.

    80
    36
  • He put the book down and slowly stood.

    71
    33
    Advertisement
  • The facts drifted in slowly, as if attending a dreaded meeting.

    47
    20
  • Finally she slowly sat up.

    36
    11
  • And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.

    55
    31
  • He spoke slowly in a loud voice and throwing out his chest slightly swayed one leg.

    33
    13
  • He was riding very slowly, and both he and his horse were bespattered with mud.

    54
    35
    Advertisement
  • Kutuzov walked slowly and languidly past thousands of eyes which were starting from their sockets to watch their chief.

    44
    25
  • All were moving slowly and sedately.

    35
    16
  • Darkyn moved in and out of her slowly, taking her closer to her climax.

    36
    19
  • Just drive more slowly until August.

    37
    20
  • They rode slowly, and talked and laughed and were very jolly.

    54
    37
    Advertisement
  • He sobered and slowly stood, gazing down at her.

    20
    6
  • The gates of the sanctuary screen were closed, the curtain was slowly drawn, and from behind it a soft mysterious voice pronounced some words.

    24
    10
  • She sat up slowly, clutching the blanket to her chest.

    17
    5
  • But it didn't, did it, he said slowly, thinking hard.

    16
    4
  • His eyes blinked and opened, slowly focusing on her face.

    20
    9
    Advertisement
  • Slowly she turned and met his intent gaze.

    22
    11
  • She took a deep breath and let it out slowly.

    13
    2
  • Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.

    29
    19
  • Just then the buggy tipped slowly over upon its side, the body of the horse tipping also.

    16
    6
  • But suddenly, at a narrow place, they met a very old man, hobbling slowly along over the stony way.

    16
    6
    Advertisement
  • As I wrote you, I meant to go slowly at first.

    17
    7
  • Slowly carrying the full cups into the living room, she handed one to Alex.

    20
    11
  • She turned to see the hall in disarray, a mist darker than night slowly creeping through the crowd.

    21
    12
  • She punched slowly a few times until she was certain she'd corrected her punch.

    27
    18
  • She listened joyfully (as though she had not expected it) to the charm of the notes reverberating, filling the whole empty ballroom, and slowly dying away; and all at once she felt cheerful.

    21
    12
    Advertisement
  • Slowly the facts were beginning to seep through the layer of shock.

    17
    9
  • Yully ate slowly, enjoying the stew enough to start a second bowl.

    18
    10
  • The smile came slowly, warming his eyes - touching them with humor.

    37
    30
  • Mr. Marsh glared at her for a moment, and then his gaze slowly warmed.

    18
    11
  • He spoke slowly, with assurance that he would be listened to, and he looked only at the person with whom he was conversing.

    11
    4
    Advertisement
  • He tugged on her zipper, slowly pulling it down.

    9
    3
  • So he moved the cars slowly and with caution.

    9
    3
  • Their fears were well founded, for their long absence had alarmed the king, and he had started out to look for his tardy servants, and just as they were all hidden, he came along slowly, looking on all sides for the fairies.

    15
    9
  • Dolokhov walked slowly without raising his pistol, looking intently with his bright, sparkling blue eyes into his antagonist's face.

    22
    16
  • They both saw that he was sinking slowly and quietly, deeper and deeper, away from them, and they both knew that this had to be so and that it was right.

    12
    6
    Advertisement
  • I turned on the light, calmed her down and slowly explained step by step what Julie had told me.

    6
    1
  • As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.

    10
    5
  • Natasha rose slowly and carefully, crossed herself, and stepped cautiously on the cold and dirty floor with her slim, supple, bare feet.

    6
    1
  • In the deep gaze that seemed to look not outwards but inwards there was an almost hostile expression as he slowly regarded his sister and Natasha.

    9
    4
  • Finally his head turned slowly, as if feeling her intense gaze.

    10
    6
    Advertisement
  • Sleep came slowly, but waking up was instant.

    6
    2
  • Claudette pushed the door open slowly and demurely made her way across the room.

    11
    7
  • We started our lovemaking slowly, allowing the others in nearby bedrooms time to fall asleep.

    6
    2
  • The warmth was nearly enough for me to nod off when I heard a honk and Molly waved from Betsy's side window as she slowly circled.

    4
    0
  • Backing the car up, she watched the man with the sword drop to his knees and slowly stand.

    8
    4
  • She slowly slid her hands up his chest, enjoying the feel of the smooth muscles beneath his shirt.

    4
    0
  • Slowly he relinquished the care of the wound to her.

    4
    0
  • So are you, just very slowly.

    4
    0
  • Now stand up slowly.

    4
    0
  • The difference between softness and hardness in ordinary steel is due to the permanence of a solid solution of carbon in iron if the steel has been chilled or very rapidly cooled, while if the steel is slowly cooled this solid solution breaks up into a minute complex of two substances which is called pearlite.

    4
    0
  • The metal oxidizes very slowly in dry air at ordinary temperatures, but somewhat more rapidly in moist air or when heated.

    4
    0
  • The forward motion is given by a chain winding upon a crab placed in front, by which it is hauled slowly forward.

    4
    0
  • They now moved on again, creeping slowly up another steep incline.

    7
    3
  • Dr. Greer read so slowly, that my teacher could tell me every word.

    7
    3
  • At length you slowly raise, pulling hand over hand, some horned pout squeaking and squirming to the upper air.

    7
    3
  • Placing the bottle on the window sill where he could reach it easily, Dolokhov climbed carefully and slowly through the window and lowered his legs.

    5
    1
  • His kiss began softly, slowly gaining passion.

    11
    8
  • Slowly her mind grasped the situation.

    4
    1
  • Everyone moved slowly and it was very dusty.

    6
    3
  • It was a community where I could see Betsy and me raising children and watching grandchildren while four distinct seasons rolled slowly by, marking the years one by one.

    3
    0
  • I immediately knew where I was; on the carousel because I was spinning slowly around while blue and red lights revolved around the room.

    7
    4
  • I drove slowly around the circle to make sure the site previously occupied by the California motor home was indeed vacant.

    4
    1
  • I pushed the door slowly and found a case of water bottles, bread, peanut butter, crackers, cheese and several sealed containers of fruits and puddings.

    4
    1
  • Yully followed more slowly, enjoying the feeling of the power moving through her.

    7
    4
  • Darian appeared confused as he took in Jule and Dusty, recognition blooming slowly.

    3
    0
  • He followed her slowly, but a couple of horn toots coaxed him to move along.

    7
    4
  • They moved slowly to the bank on which she stood, bumped into the dirt wall and floated to nestle into piles at the bottom.

    3
    0
  • She lifted her head slowly, her gaze starting at his square-toed boots and running up the indigo jeans that flattered his lean build.

    3
    0
  • Slowly her gaze lifted to lips, which were curved in a pleased smile that enlarged until it activated the dimple below his eye.

    3
    0
  • His expression transformed slowly from perplexed to comprehension.

    3
    0
  • The shoulders slid out slowly and the foal was out to his hips.

    2
    0
  • She called Brutus and slowly walked down to the house.

    2
    0
  • He rose slowly and headed downstairs to find Sarah on the sofa.

    2
    0
  • Toby clutched it and twisted in the branch's grip, until he could see the dark storm clouds moving slowly across the sky.

    2
    0
  • Dean lifted her in his arms and slowly picked his way up the beach in the direction from which he'd come, half staggering through the soft sand.

    2
    0
  • When flattened, the sheet is moved away from the working opening of the furnace, and pushed to a system of movable grids, by means of which it is slowly moved along a tunnel, away from a source of heat nearly equal in temperature to that of the flattening chamber.

    2
    0
  • Mercury, within XVIII.7 a a certain range of temperatures situated close to its boiling point, combines slowly with oxygen into the red oxide, which, however, breaks up again at higher temperatures.

    2
    0
  • Essling now fell to another assault of Rosenberg, and though again the French, this time part of the Guard, drove him out, the Austrian general then directed his efforts on the flank of the French centre, slowly retiring on the bridges.

    2
    0
  • Tennyson's health slowly became restored, and in 1846 he was hard at work on The Princess; in the autumn of this year he took a tour in Switzerland, and saw great mountains and such "stateliest bits of landskip" for the first time.

    2
    0
  • When his ministry began its fires were slowly dying down, though the embers still glowed.

    2
    0
  • One steadily exercised influence is constantly at work, for the shores bordering the Pacific Ocean are slowly though appreciably rising, while on the side of the Japan Sea a corresponding subsidence is taking place.

    2
    0
  • It has been abundantly demonstrated by careful observations that the east coasts of Japan are slowly rising.

    2
    0
  • On passing a current of electricity, of which the volume and pressure are adjusted to the conditions of the electrolyte and electrodes, the anode slowly dissolves, leaving the insoluble impurities in the form of a sponge, if the proportion be considerable, but otherwise as a mud or slime which becomes detached from the anode surface and must be prevented from coming into contact with the cathode.

    2
    0
  • At length breathing ceases, with or without convulsions, and the heart slowly stops.

    2
    0
  • If the venom is slowly absorbed, the blood loses its coagulability, owing to the breaking down of the red blood-corpuscles, most so with vipers, less with Australian snakes, least so with the cobra.

    2
    0
  • Slowly cooled.

    2
    0
  • Let us suppose that a molten mixture of two substances A and B, which at a sufficiently high temperature form a uniform liquid, and which do not combine to form definite compounds, is slowly cooled until it becomes wholly solid.

    2
    0
  • Much information as to the nature of an alloy can be obtained by placing several small ingots of the same alloy in a furnace which is above the melting-point of the alloy, and allowing the temperature to fall slowly and uniformly.

    2
    0
  • The above determinations at low temperature were made with either a steady or a slowly alternating electric force applied a hundred times a second.

    2
    0
  • There are very few substances, however, for which the optical refractive index has the same value as K for steady or slowly varying electric force, on account of the great variation of the value of K with frequency.

    2
    0
  • Except in the larger nuggets, which may be more or less angular, or at times even masses of crystals, with or without associated quartz or other rock, gold is generally found bean-shaped or in some other flattened form, the smallest particles being scales of scarcely appreciable thickness, which, from their small bulk as compared with their surface, subside very slowly when suspended in water, and are therefore readily carried away by a rapid current.

    2
    0
  • In the words of an English officer, "The sun appearing upon the sea, I heard Nol say, ` Now let God arise, and let His enemies be scattered,' and following us as we slowly marched I heard him say, `I profess they run.'" Driven into the broken ground, and penned between Doon Hill and the ravine, the Scots were indeed helpless.

    2
    0
  • On the plateau there are but few hills; the streams run slowly and the country is a mixture of plain and undulating ground covered by dense sdl forests.

    2
    0
  • Information respecting the country accumulates but slowly.

    2
    0
  • But the Allied main army took a long time to defile over the Scheldt and could form up (on the left of Cadogan's detachment) only slowly and by degrees.

    2
    0
  • But at high exhaustions the free path becomes comparable with the dimensions of the glass bulb, and this equalization proceeds slowly.

    2
    0
  • After the war many privileges were granted by the government in order to attract population and trade; but both increased slowly, and at the end of seven years the population numbered only 5750.

    2
    0
  • All this while the war for the recovery of Pisa was slowly dragging on, with no success or honour to the Florentines.

    2
    0
  • It forms colourless, very hygroscopic prisms, which attack glass, slowly at ordinary temperatures, more rapidly when heated (Ber., 1909, 4 2, p. 49 2).

    2
    0
  • Volcanic dust thrown into the air settles out slowly, and some of the products of submarine and littoral volcanoes, like pumice-stone, possess a remarkable power of floating and may drift into any part of the ocean before they become waterlogged and sink.

    2
    0
  • The elevation of the boilingpoint is of little practical importance, but the reduction of vapour pressure means that sea-water evaporates more slowly than fresh water, and the more slowly the higher the salinity.

    2
    0
  • The fact that sea-water does evaporate more slowly than fresh water has been proved by the observations of Mazelle at Triest and of Okado in Azino (Japan).

    2
    0
  • The delusion was dissipated slowly, and even after the great Tatar invasion and devastation of eastern Europe its effects still influenced the mind of Christendom and caused popes and kings to send missions to the Tatar hordes with a lingering feeling that their khans, if not already Christians, were at least always on the verge of conversion.

    2
    0
  • When at work it is slowly turned until the carrier is at right angles to the frame, when the cut has attained the full depth.

    2
    0
  • Carlos Buell, in command of the Federal Army of the Ohio stationed there, and entering Kentucky in August 1862 proceeded slowly toward Louisville, hoping to win the state to the Confederate cause and gain recruits for the Confederacy in the state.

    2
    0
  • A lizard thus mutilated does not seem to be much affected, and the lost part is slowly reproduced.

    2
    0
  • It should have arrived at Hugson's Siding at midnight, but it was already five o'clock and the gray dawn was breaking in the east when the little train slowly rumbled up to the open shed that served for the station-house.

    4
    2
  • Then they turned bottom side up, and continued to roll slowly over until they were right side up again.

    3
    1
  • Slowly he took the shining star from his own brow and placed it upon that of the Princess.

    4
    2
  • These were motionless at first, but soon began to flicker more brightly and to sway slowly from side to side and then up and down.

    6
    4
  • Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.

    3
    1
  • I shall go rather slowly at first and try to win her love.

    3
    1
  • I can now tell her to bring me a large book or a small plate, to go upstairs slowly, to run fast and to walk quickly.

    3
    1
  • Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.

    4
    2
  • Dolokhov slowly straightened his bent knee, looking straight with his clear, insolent eyes in the general's face.

    3
    1
  • Above him there was now nothing but the sky--the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.

    3
    1
  • On the sloping descent to the Dnieper Alpatych's cart and that of the innkeeper's wife, which were slowly moving amid the rows of soldiers and of other vehicles, had to stop.

    3
    1
  • Amid the powder smoke, slowly dispersing over the whole space through which Napoleon rode, horses and men were lying in pools of blood, singly or in heaps.

    3
    1
  • But neither the French nor the Russians made that effort, and the flame of battle burned slowly out.

    3
    1
  • Rarely had Natasha experienced so joyful a feeling as now, sitting in the carriage beside the countess and gazing at the slowly receding walls of forsaken, agitated Moscow.

    3
    1
  • The first troops started at once, and during the night they marched slowly and steadily without hurry.

    3
    1
  • In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.

    6
    4
  • He slowly lowered his head, and when his lips touched hers, they were warm and firm.

    3
    2
  • Quint slowly let out his breath.

    3
    2
  • If the word normal could in any manner describe what we were doing, we slowly slipped into a somewhat normal routine.

    3
    2
  • The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.

    3
    2
  • I slowly opened one eye with the firm intent to tell him to get lost.

    2
    1
  • Gabriel stretched towards her slowly.

    1
    0
  • No more men like Wynn killing me slowly.

    1
    0
  • Dean nodded in agreement, his stomach roiling and his heart racing as he hoisted his knapsack to his shoulders and they slowly entered.

    3
    2
  • Dean pulled down the top on his Jeep and slowly drove uptown, giving off what he hoped were candidate smiles and waves to the locals, all of whom seemed to be walking the sun drenched street.

    6
    5
  • She slowly turned her back to him.

    1
    0
  • Gabriel stretched towards her slowly, afraid of spooking her.

    1
    0
  • A slender lady dressed in an expensive looking dark suit swung out of the car and stood, slowly shutting the door.

    1
    0
  • Carmen sucked her breath in and let it out slowly.

    2
    1
  • Everything looked normal, but she gave the house special attention and approached slowly.

    2
    1
  • And then his fingers were unzipping her dress in the back – slowly and gently.

    1
    0
  • Slowly a smile worked its way across his mouth, bringing warmth to her face.

    1
    0
  • He didn't push himself awake but let his senses register the world slowly.

    1
    0
  • She seemed to be moving so slowly, crisply aware of every sensation, every thought.

    1
    0
  • So I'll just die slowly over the next few months.

    1
    0
  • Toby stood slowly and moved towards the door.

    1
    0
  • She jerked as the ground lurched below them, lowering them slowly through the thick cement layers into a tunnel wide enough for a dump truck.

    1
    0
  • She pressed the front of her body against the building, dug her fingertips into indents in the stone, and slid her foot along the roughened ledge to the right, stepping slowly and forcing her head up.

    1
    0
  • She stared at the silver eyes staring at her, slowly falling into an exhausted, restless slumber.

    1
    0
  • Dawn came slowly, followed by the brilliant blue sky of morning.

    1
    0
  • She followed the man at a distance, slowly confirming she was somewhere on her planet.

    1
    0
  • Slowly she extracted the knife she'd found and with her long and lovely fingers began to methodically cut away at the line.

    1
    0
  • Panic slowly crossed his craven countenance.

    1
    0
  • She continued to hold him about the neck until he slowly pried her arm away and pushed himself to a half-sitting position, her leg still tightly locked over him.

    1
    0
  • Dean turned away and like a beaten boxer long after the bell had sounded, slowly returned to his room.

    1
    0
  • She turned slowly, propelled by a tender breeze from the cold night air that filled the room.

    1
    0
  • As he watched, spellbound, she slowly revolved toward him, but he closed his eyes lest he see her face.

    1
    0
  • Dean wondered if her throat was sore after her pre-dawn glass-breaking scream upon first seeing Edith Shipton's body slowly turning from the end of the sash.

    1
    0
  • A frown rolled over Frederick's face as he read, then he slowly folded it.

    1
    0
  • Leading her to the bed, he slowly and methodically undressed her.

    1
    0
  • Elisabeth slowly stood, leaned into him with her whole body, put her lips to his ear, and nibbled softly on his earlobe.

    1
    0
  • Jackson slowly went through the whole story with her.

    1
    0
  • She slowly raised her head and met his gaze.

    1
    0
  • He drove home slowly, trying to understand what had happened.

    1
    0
  • Sarah heard Jackson and slowly unfurled herself from a sleeping Connor.

    1
    0
  • He shook his head slowly.

    1
    0
  • He stared ahead for a while then slowly stood.

    1
    0
  • Upon noticing Jackson, the dog dropped to all fours and approached him slowly.

    1
    0
  • A soft moan sounding nothing like her reached his ears, and then slowly, out from under the cover, emerged a huge wolf with bronze colored fur.

    1
    0
  • Jackson slowly approached, not sure what to make of this.

    1
    0
  • He opened the door and slowly approached the sofa, then sat at the end, a little away from the wolf's head.

    1
    0
  • He regarded Sarah then Elisabeth, shaking his head slowly.

    1
    0
  • She didn't move for four hours, yet her body slowly returned to its normal temperature.

    1
    0
  • Elisabeth held her head in her hands, slowly shaking it.

    1
    0
  • His mask of veneration slowly turned into a licentious grin.

    1
    0
  • He looked around using only his eyes, then slowly sat up, staring straight ahead.

    1
    0
  • Carmen took a deep breath and let it out slowly.

    1
    0
  • The dark eyes began to twinkle and the smooth lips slowly twisted into a wry smile.

    1
    0
  • Half way to the house she turned to find him slowly following, absorbed in the beauty of the winter storm.

    1
    0
  • She closed her eyes, and in spite of the situation, his fingers slowly siphoned the tenseness from her back.

    1
    0
  • Slowly and deliberately he threw her a kiss.

    1
    0
  • Slowly she made her way down the hill and into the barn lot.

    1
    0
  • Slowly a twinkle started in his eyes and a smile plucked at the corners of his mouth.

    1
    0
  • She slowly retreated and knelt beside Brutus again.

    1
    0
  • She backed away slowly, flashing the light on the forms, and then ducked into the barn, grabbing a feed sack she remembered throwing beside the barn door.

    1
    0
  • Sweating and impatient after the slim escape from the ambush, Brady restrained his urge to thump the fed slowly checking Brady's micro.

    1
    0
  • The keypad lit up, and light spilled from a door that opened slowly.

    1
    0
  • She rolled slowly until she was on the floor, wedged between the bench and the punctured floor of the helo.

    1
    0
  • She went to her condo and walked up the stairs slowly.

    1
    0
  • She stepped down the stairs slowly and turned to wave at Mrs. Watson.

    1
    0
  • The politics are changing slowly.

    1
    0
  • No one has come back, Kelli said slowly.

    1
    0
  • She rose slowly as she spoke.

    1
    0
  • She opened her eyes slowly, surprised to see she'd hit the man square in the back of the head.

    1
    0
  • Kris was silent for a moment before saying slowly, "Kiki said I always had a penchant for traitors."

    1
    0
  • I walked slowly down the stairs dreading the day in store for me.

    1
    0
  • A breeze picked up at the shoreline, wrinkling the water as the waves slowly rolled toward him in silver lines.

    1
    0
  • He slapped the hat back on his head, took a deep breath and began to slowly walk toward the water.

    1
    0
  • He was slowly picking pieces of Styrofoam flotsam from his early morning cup of black coffee.

    1
    0
  • Clusters of sixties and seventies-style subdivisions had blossomed during the post-war era of rush to the 'burbs. These look-alikes that originally carried names like Camelot or South Pacific were at first scorned by Parkside's gentry but had slowly gained a level of respectability.

    1
    0
  • The neighborhood had slowly changed over the years.

    1
    0
  • Dean started slowly and she answered in a straightforward manner, her voice becoming stronger as she proceeded.

    1
    0
  • Slowly a portrait of the missing man emerged.

    1
    0
  • While Dean's mood had slowly improved, he still envied their contentment.

    1
    0
  • But now even that shadow of union disappeared, and the Italians were abandoned to the slowly working influences which tended to divide them into separate states.

    3
    2
  • The oxide dissolves slowly in acids; it is not reduced by hydrogen and is infusible.

    1
    0
  • Meanwhile, the country was slowly being settled.

    1
    0
  • On the application of a small magnetizing force to a bar of soft annealed iron, a certain intensity of magnetization is instantly produced; this, however, does not remain constant, but slowly increases for some seconds or even minutes, and may ultimately attain a value nearly twice as great as that observed immediately after the force was applied.'

    1
    0
  • Further, if the alternations take place so slowly that the full maximum and minimum values of the magnetization are reached in the intervals between the reversals, there will again be no dissipation of energy.

    1
    0
  • It may be that, just as the usages of civilized nations have slowly crystallized into international law, so there may come a time when the political principles that govern states in relation to each other will be so clearly defined and so generally accepted as to acquire something of a legal or quasi-legal character.

    1
    0
  • This amyloid substance is slowly and imperfectly digested by pepsin - digestion being more complete with trypsin and by autolytic enzymes.

    1
    0
  • But the reputation of Galen grew slowly; he does not appear to have enjoyed any pre-eminence over other physicians of his time, to most of whom he was strongly opposed in opinion.

    1
    0
  • A system of main drainage was inaugurated by the Commissioners of Sewers in 1849, but their work proceeded very slowly.

    1
    0
  • The population increased during ten peaceful years of Henry III., and increased slowly until the death of Edward II., and then it began to fall off, and continued to decrease during the period of the Wars of the Roses and of the Barons until the accession of the first Tudor monarch.

    1
    0
  • The rods are caused to oscillate slowly by an engine, one rising while the other is falling.

    1
    0
  • If the vertical tube, measuring from the point where the branch comes in, is a few inches greater than the height of the barometer, and the glass and mercury are perfectly clean, the apparatus slowly but surely produces an almost absolute vacuum.

    1
    0
  • It is admitted by the missionaries themselves that Christianity has progressed very slowly among the Burmese in comparison with the rapid progress made amongst the Karens.

    1
    0
  • The remainder of the year he spent at Zurich, slowly perfecting his thoughts on the fundamental problems left for solution in the Kantian philosophy.

    1
    0
  • It is rapidly acted on by water, especially if means are taken to remove the layer of calcium hydrate formed on the metal; alcohol acts very slowly.

    1
    0
  • This merely thermal energy - which is gradually but very slowly being restricted in amount as new subsidiary organized types become recognized in it - though transmutable in equivalent quantities with the other kinds, yet is so only to a limited extent; the tracing out of the laws of this limitation belongs to the science of thermodynamics.

    1
    0
  • Under these circumstances, and also because of their numerical weakness and the rigour of the weather, the Germans advanced but slowly.

    1
    0
  • The salts of sodium resemble potassium in their action on the alimentary tract, but they are much more slowly absorbed, and much less diffusible; therefore considerable amounts may reach the small intestine and there act as saline purgatives.

    1
    0
  • They are slowly absorbed into the blood, and are a natural constituent of the blood plasma, which derives them from the food.

    1
    0
  • It imitates the motions made in polishing a speculum by hand by giving both a rectilinear and a lateral motion to the polisher, while the speculum revolves slowly; by shifting two eccentric pins the course of the polisher can be varied at will from a straight line to an ellipse of very small eccentricity, and a true parabolic figure can thus be obtained.

    1
    0
  • The speculum lies face upwards in a shallow bath of water (to preserve a uniform temperature), and the polisher fits loosely in a ring, so that the rotation of the speculum makes it revolve also, but more slowly.

    1
    0
  • In the moist and plastic slate the mineral particles slowly enlarged by the addition of new crystalline molecules.

    1
    0
  • Those faces which were perpendicular to the pressure would grow slowly, as the great pressure would promote solution, and inhibit deposition; the edges or sides, on the other hand, being less exposed to the pressure would receive fresh deposits.

    1
    0
  • Carbon powder compressed into a rod was slowly passed through a tube in which it was subjected to the action of one or more electric arcs.

    1
    0
  • The state laws for the protection of fish and shell-fish were long carelessly enforced because of the fishermen's strong feeling against them, but this sentiment has slowly, changed and enforcement has become more vigorous.

    1
    0
  • The combustion of the wood is conducted from the top downwards, and from the exterior towards the centre; great care has to be taken that the process is carried out slowly.

    1
    0
  • He then slowly moved down the east side of the Blue Ridge, while Lee retired up the Valley on the west side of the same range.

    1
    0
  • Glass and (to a less extent) porcelain are attacked by caustic potash ley, slowly in the cold, more readily on boiling.

    1
    0
  • But, however slowly and irregularly, the new conditions and the new spirit affected the study of the Old Testament.

    1
    0
  • Settlers slowly came; the town became the county-seat in 1805, was incorporated as a village in 1811, and was re-incorporated in 1828.

    1
    0
  • At Athens a low variety of the unit was adopted for the coinage, true to the object of Solon in depreciating debts; and the first coinage is of only 65.2, or scarcely within the range of the trade weights (28); this seems to have been felt, as, contrary to all other states, Athens slowly increased its coin weight up to 66.6, or but little under the trade average.

    1
    0
  • It simply means that a certain religious and philosophical tendency, which grew up slowly on Greek soil, was already implanted in those who occupied the vantage-ground of a revealed religion of redemption.

    1
    0
  • It has the important property that it tends to infinity with x, but more slowly than any power of x, i.e.

    1
    0
  • Matthew, and are shown to contain fluviatile or channel beds with water and river-living forms, and neighbouring flood-plain sediments containing remains of plains-living forms. Thus we may complete the former physiographic picture of a vast flood plain east of the Rocky Mountains, traversed by slowly meandering streams.

    1
    0
  • Slowly his warm fingers left her chin and worked their way down her neck, caressing and exciting her further.

    0
    0
  • His gaze remained on her face and when she didn't respond – slowly became concerned.

    0
    0
  • Alex leaned forward in his chair and slowly set the coffee mug on the table.

    0
    0
  • As his gaze strolled over her face, a smile developed slowly - first in his eyes and then spreading to the corners of his mouth.

    0
    0
  • Lately, her life was slowly being digested with desire to be with him every minute.

    0
    0
  • She glanced up, nodding slowly.

    0
    0
  • Slowly the numbness wore off and shame brought tears to her eyes.

    0
    0
  • Mum's gaze lifted slowly from the coffee cup and fixed on Carmen.

    0
    0
  • She plodded slowly away from her feed trough.

    0
    0
  • Slowly his gaze returned to her face.

    0
    0
  • For an embarrassing moment she thought he would decline the offer, but slowly a smile touched the corners of his mouth.

    0
    0
  • Her self-esteem was slowly sinking into a bottomless pit.

    0
    0
  • Half awake, she slowly glanced around the room.

    0
    0
  • Slowly he shook his head, eyeing her intently.

    0
    0
  • He slowly picked up his fork, never taking his eyes off of her.

    0
    0
  • She walked slowly around the wagon, admiring his handiwork, and finally glanced up at his face.

    0
    0
  • She met his gaze anxiously and shook her head slowly.

    0
    0
  • She slowly lifted her hand and touched her fingers to her lips.

    0
    0
  • For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.

    0
    0
  • Slowly she made her way across the room.

    0
    0
  • She saw the emotion in his eyes, even as he nodded slowly.

    0
    0
  • What I mean is that the world moves more slowly.

    0
    0
  • Triumphant yet still angry, she wriggled slowly out of her shirt, dropping it beside her.

    0
    0
  • The disapproval was clear in his voice as he slowly repeated her words.

    0
    0
  • Darian watched her then finished his cheeseburger slowly, listening to her thoughts.

    0
    0
  • She turned away and walked slowly down the dark alley, mind and body heavy.

    0
    0
  • Memon, obsessed with the writhing creature, unhinged his jaw and swallowed it slowly, his eyes closed.

    0
    0
  • His heart beat slowly twice and then stopped.

    0
    0
  • Slowly and deliberately, she mounted, knowing they were watching.

    0
    0
  • He shook his head slowly in wonder.

    0
    0
  • Rob dismounted slowly and stretched.

    0
    0
  • Ed started back down the trail slowly, carefully picking his way.

    0
    0
  • Gerald shook his head slowly.

    0
    0
  • She drew a deep breath and let it out slowly until it no longer faltered.

    0
    0
  • Slowly he bent his head and touched her lips with his in a soft caress.

    0
    0
  • Felipa slowly shook her head, obviously contemplating whether it was wise to confide in them.

    0
    0
  • Apparently he saw the longing there, because he slowly leaned down and kissed her lips.

    0
    0
  • He slowly relaxed and kissed her neck again.

    0
    0
  • She slowly shook her head.

    0
    0
  • She shook her head slowly.

    0
    0
  • She moved slowly toward the verandah.

    0
    0
  • Heart pounding, she slowly retreated, pausing only when the heel of her shoe reached the edge of the porch.

    0
    0
  • She shuddered involuntarily as it slowly uncoiled, stretched across the porch and eventually disappeared off the edge into the tall grass.

    0
    0
  • Slowly the strength ebbed from her body and reading became a chore.

    0
    0
  • A warm flush slowly crept up her neck and flooded her face.

    0
    0
  • Slowly she backed through the door and locked it.

    0
    0
  • Justin stared at him, realization slowly bringing a flush to his face.

    0
    0
  • He glanced up, slowly focusing on her face and words.

    0
    0
  • He slowly shook his head.

    0
    0
  • Xander reached up slowly.

    0
    0
  • He forced his attention away and walked slowly down the hallway, towards the room where the girl had been – and where Jonny had appeared twice this morning.

    0
    0
  • She closed the top drawer slowly, so as not to disturb the stacks of boxers.

    0
    0
  • The two began sparring slowly.

    0
    0
  • The question you should be asking is whether or not I put in enough for instant death or if I want you to die slowly.

    0
    0
  • Slowly, faintly, Jessi's heart began to beat again.

    0
    0
  • The acid, when distilled slowly, is decomposed and yields a and 0-angelica lactones.

    0
    0
  • It decomposes steam at a red heat, and slowly dissolves in dilute hydrochloric and sulphuric acids, but more readily in nitric acid.

    0
    0
  • The pentammine purpureo-salts are formed from the luteo-salts by loss of ammonia, or from an air slowly oxidized ammoniacal cobalt salt solution, the precipitated luteosalt being filtered off and the filtrate boiled with concentrated acids.

    0
    0
  • On the addition, well stirred, of a small quantity of dilute sulphuric acid, a precipitate of sulphur slowly forms, and during its growth manifests exceedingly well the phenomena under consideration.

    0
    0
  • In the northern part of Corrientes there is a large area of swamps and shallow lagoons which are believed to be slowly drying up.

    0
    0
  • The allied fleet was collected slowly at Messina, from whence it advanced by the passage between Ithaca and Cephalonia to Cape Marathia near Dragonera.

    0
    0
  • Long-continued heating with water also decomposes it slowly.

    0
    0
  • Western Australia progressed but slowly, with less than 4000 inhabitants altogether, under Governors Stirling and Hutt.

    0
    0
  • The war with France at the beginning of this reign, with its attendant evils, quartering of troops, conscription and levies of money, joined with cattle disease and scanty harvests in plunging the land again into distress, from which it recovered very slowly.

    0
    0
  • It decomposes water slowly in the cold, and more rapidly on heating.

    0
    0
  • Immediately on the fall of Pembroke Cromwell set out to relieve Lambert, who was slowly retreating before Hamilton's superior forces; he joined him near Knaresborough on the 12th of August, and started next day in pursuit of Hamilton in Lancashire, placing himself at Stonyhurst near Preston, cutting off Hamilton from the north and his allies, and defeating him in detail on the 17th, 18th and 19th at Preston and at Warrington.

    0
    0
  • This distribution is most marked at about 300 fathoms, and disappears at soo fathoms, beyond which depth the lines tend to become parallel and to run east and west, the gradient slowly diminishing.

    0
    0
  • The end is taken into the testing room in the cable-house and the conductor connected with the testing instruments, and, should the electrical tests continue satisfactory, the ship is put on the proper course and steams slowly ahead, paying out the cable over her stern.

    0
    0
  • For the first few days the operation proceeded satisfactorily, though slowly, but on the afternoon of the 11th, when 380 m.

    0
    0
  • In this last form an endless band of hard iron wires passes slowly round two wooden pulleys driven by clockwork.

    0
    0
  • Sicily in the hands ot the Mussulmans, the Theme of Lombardy abandoned to the weak suzerainty of the Greek catapans, the Lombard duchy of Benevento slowly falling to pieces and the maritime republics of Naples, Gaeta and Amalfi extending their influence by commerce in the Mediterranean, were in effect detached from the Italian regno, beyond the jurisidiction of Rome, included in no parcel of Italy proper.

    0
    0
  • The constitution of the commonwealth had slowly matured itself through a series of revolutions, which confirmed and defined a type of singular stability.

    0
    0
  • After his death, the Constable de Bourbon took command of them; they marched slowly down, aided by the marquis of Ferrara, and unopposed by the duke of Urbino, reached Rome, and took it by assault.

    0
    0
  • Its power depends on the fact that it is slowly decomposed by the tissues, and free iodine given off.

    0
    0
  • Those who work with living forms of which it is possible to obtain a large number of specimens, and those who make revisions of the provisional species of palaeontologists, are slowly coming to some such conception as that a species is the abstract central point around which a group of variations oscillate, and that the peripheral oscillations of one species may even overlap those of an allied species.

    0
    0
  • This bundle is continued down into the cortex of the stem as a leaf-trace, and passing very slowly through the sclernchymatous external cortex and the parenchymatous, starchy internal cortex to join the central cylinder.

    0
    0
  • The rate of growth of a cell varies gradually throughout its course; it begins slowly, increases to a maximum, and then becomes slower till it stops.

    0
    0
  • If a growing stem receives stronger illumination on one side than another, its apex slowly turns from the vertical in the direction of the light source, continuing its change of position until it is in a direct line with the incident rays.

    0
    0
  • When these are excited by the settling of an insect on the leaf they slowly bend over and imprison the intruder, which is detained there meanwhile by a sticky excretion poured out by the glands.

    0
    0
  • More slowly, but yet in the same way, we may note the change in turgidity of certain cells of the Droscra tentacles, as they close over the imprisoned insect.

    0
    0
  • Such frost-cracks, sun-cracks, &c., may then be slowly healed over by callus, but if the conditions for necrosis recur the crack may be again opened, or if Fungi, &c., interfere with occlusion, the healing is prevented; in such cases the local necrosis may give rise to cankers.

    0
    0
  • The slope of the river bed diminishes until the plain compels the river to move slowly, swinging in meanders proportioned to its size, and gradually, controlled by the flattening land, ceasing to transport material, but raising its banks and silting up its bed by the dropped sediment, until, split up and shoaled, its distributaries struggle across its delta to the sea.

    0
    0
  • By conducting the distillation slowly, so that the temperature within the chamber remains at a sufficiently low degree, it is possible to obtain the whole of the product in the form of "flowers."

    0
    0
  • Rhombic sulphur may be obtained artificially by slowly crystallizing a solution of sulphur in carbon bisulphide, or, better, by exposing pyridine saturated with sulphuretted hydrogen to atmospheric oxidation (Ahrens, Ber., 1890, 23, p. 2708).

    0
    0
  • This solution is not very stable, since on exposure to air it slowly oxidizes and becomes turbid owing to the gradual precipitation of sulphur.

    0
    0
  • It behaves as a strong oxidant and in aqueous solution is slowly hydrolysed.

    0
    0
  • But a closer observation of what is going on in the recently colonized confines of the empire - where whole villages live without mixing with the natives, but slowly bringing them over to the Russian manner of life, and then slowly taking in a few female elements from them - gives the key to this feature of Russian life.

    0
    0
  • Protected as they were by the right of self-government, exempted from military service, and endowed with considerable allotments of good land, these colonies are much wealthier than the neighbouring Russian peasants, from whom they have adopted the slowly modified village community.

    0
    0
  • F o i Notwithstanding the efforts of the Poles and the Military Orders to exclude Russia from the shores of the Baltic and keep her in a state of isolation, she was coming slowly into closer relations with central and western Europe.

    0
    0
  • In short, it became only too evident that there was no royal road to national prosperity, and that Russia, like other nations, must be content to advance slowly and laboriously along the rough path of painful experience.

    0
    0
  • It was not without secret satisfaction, therefore, that Prince Gorchakov watched the repeated defeats of the Austrian army in the Italian campaign of 1859, and he felt inclined to respond to the advances made to him by Napoleon III.; but the germs of a Russo-French alliance, which had come into existence immediately after the Crimean War, ripened very slowly, and they were completely destroyed in 1863 when the French emperor wounded Russian sensibilities deeply by giving moral and diplomatic support to the Polish insurrection.

    0
    0
  • From that time Russia gravitated slowly towards an alliance with France, and sought to create a counterpoise against the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria and Italy.

    0
    0
  • The whole mass looks as if it were, as it is, slowly sliding down the valley to the sea.

    0
    0
  • A small impression was slowly dispersed; the bookseller murmured, and the author (had his feelings been more exquisite) might have wept over the blunders and baldness of the English translation.

    0
    0
  • The sun is thus slowly contracting; but as it contracts it gains heat by the operation of the law just referred to, and thus the further cooling and further contraction of the sun is protracted until the additional heat obtained is radiated away.

    0
    0
  • The ova of Anopheles are tiny black rodshaped objects, which are deposited on the water of natural puddles, ponds, or slowly moving streams, by preference those which are well supplied with vegetation; they float, singly or attached to other objects or clustered together in patterns.

    0
    0
  • It grew very slowly, partly because of the hostility of the Indians and partly because of the incapacity of the French as colonizers.

    0
    0
  • He cannot afford to ignore the results that have been gradually accumulated - the truths that have been slowly established - at the agricultural experiment stations in various parts of the world.

    0
    0