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Example Sentences for "slight"

The weather today is slightly cooler than yesterday, but it is still quite nice outShe has a slight fever, but other than that I don't think she is very sick.

The weather today is slightly cooler than yesterday, but it is still quite nice out.

The Canadian dollar rose slightly today to 70 cents American.

We're not the slightest bit worried that you won't get the job. We know you're the best!

He is a slightly built man with black hair, and glasses.

Our new apartment is only slightly bigger than the old one, but it is much nicer.

The cost of computers has dropped slightly in the last few months.

I think Jenna felt slighted when you didn't invite her to your party.

There is a Portuguese proverb which states that he never was a friend who ceased to be so for a slight cause.

In describing his theory of evolution, Charles Darwin stated, I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.

Most people's legs are slightly different lengths.

The Earth's orbit around the sun is not perfectly circular; it is slightly oval-shaped.

Raising the head slightly, tipping it backward, and closing the eyes usually means no in Turkey.

Malays generally bow slightly when greeting others.

She got a slight sunburn at the beach, but it's not too bad.

Inflation in Slovenia dropped slightly in 2001, but at 8.4% remains a matter of concern.

Your aunt will feel slighted if you don't invite her to your wedding.

It's not a slight on you if I don't go to the party. It's just that I don't know anyone.

Find someone who has a slight build.


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