Quickly vs. Slowly
By Muazma Batool — Published on March 24, 2023
Difference Between Quickly and Slowly
Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy
an animal that is quick enough to escape most predators.
Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed
a slow train.
Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright
a quick mind.
Marked by a retarded tempo
a slow waltz.
Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen
Taking or requiring a long time
the slow job of making bread.
Reacting immediately and sharply
a quick temper.
Taking more time than is usual
a slow worker.
slow progress in the peace negotiations.
Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time
a quick rise through the ranks.
a quick profit.
Allowing movement or action only at a low speed
a slow track.
a slow infield.
Done or occurring immediately
a quick inspection. ].
Registering a time or rate behind or below the correct one
a slow clock.
Rapidly; with speed; fast.
Lacking in promptness or willingness; not precipitate
They were slow to accept our invitation.
If we go this way, we'll get there quickly.
Characterized by a low volume of sales or transactions
Business was slow today.
Speedily; with haste or celerity; soon; without delay; quick.
Lacking liveliness or interest; boring
a slow party.
with rapid movements;
he works quickly
Not having or exhibiting intellectual or mental quickness
a slow learner.
with little or no delay;
the rescue squad arrived promptly
come here, quick!
Only moderately warm; low
a slow oven.
without taking pains;
he looked cursorily through the magazine
So as to fall behind the correct time or rate
The watch runs slow.
At a low speed
To make slow or slower.
To delay; retard.
To become slow or slower.
(manner) At a slow pace.
In a slow manner; moderately; not rapidly; not early; not rashly; not readly; tardly.
without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly');
he spoke slowly
go easy here--the road is slippery
glaciers move tardily
please go slow so I can see the sights
Play this lento, please
Written byMuazma Batool
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