slow adj.

VERBS be, prove, seem | remain

ADV. extremely, incredibly, remarkably, very | interminably | a bit, comparatively, fairly, a little, pretty, quite, rather, relatively | agonizingly, desperately, frustratingly, painfully, tediously, tortuously Filming was painfully slow. | notoriously Civil court proceedings are notoriously slow. | noticeably He was noticeably slow to respond. | necessarily Genetic evolution is necessarily slow.

PREP. at They are extremely slow at reaching decisions.

slow verb

ADV. considerably, markedly, noticeably, sharply, significantly Sales have slowed down quite markedly. | barely, hardly The roadblocks hardly slowed them at all. | a bit, a little, slightly | gradually | deliberately She very deliberately slowed her steps. | down, up

VERB + SLOW begin to | try to Rachel tried to slow her breathing. | be expected to Economic growth is expected to slow.

PHRASES slow to a crawl/walk/snail's pace, slow to a halt/stop The two of them had slowed almost to a stop.

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