slightly

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slightly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. slightly [over, less than] [half]
  2. is slightly off [center, kilter]
  3. is slightly different from the [rest, others, norm]
  4. is a slightly different [approach, idea]
  5. is slightly [higher, slower] than
  6. is slightly more [expensive, complicated, likely] than
  7. was slightly out of place
  8. felt slightly out of place at the [dinner, party, ceremony]
  9. that was slightly off topic
  10. was slightly ahead of [them, the others, the chasers]
  11. the road bends slightly (to the left)
  12. moved (over) slightly to
  13. [was, scored] slightly [above] average
  14. took slightly longer than I [thought, imagined, expected]
  15. [rose, grew, improved, changed] slightly (over time)
  16. have been slightly [modified, changed, altered]
  17. ever so slightly
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