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Slightly, 1) inconsiderably: “if I gall him s.” Hml. IV, 7, 148. “some s. touched,” Cymb. V, 3, 10.
2) carelessly, negligently: “the guards are but s. basted on neither,” Ado I, 1, 289. “to part so s. with your wife's first gift,” Merch. V, 167. “untouched or s. handled,” R3 III, 7, 19. “you have gone s. o'er low steps,” H8 II, 4, 112 (as if you were born for the highest place). “a host that s. shakes his parting guest by the hand,” Troil. III, 3, 166. “my arrows, too s. timbered,” Hml. IV, 7, 22 (cf. the adj. slight in Sonn. 45, 1.). “so s. valued in his messenger,” Lr. II, 2, 153.
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