faintly
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faintly(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (vaguely)
a. débilmente
"I can't seem to remember my own address," said Alice faintly."No consigo recordar mi propia dirección", dijo Alice débilmente.
b. ligeramente
The victim wasn't conscious, but he was breathing faintly.La víctima no estaba consciente, pero respiraba ligeramente.
c. levemente
The initials "E.W." were faintly scratched into the wall.Las iniciales "E.W." estaban levemente grabadas en la pared.
d. apenas
We could faintly hear a train approaching in the distance.Apenas podíamos oír un tren acercándose a lo lejos.
2. (somewhat)
a. ligeramente
The girl's question amused the teacher faintly.La pregunta de la niña hizo reír ligeramente a la maestra.
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faintly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (to hear, see)
a. apenas
2. (to shine)
a. débilmente
3. (to remember)
a. vagamente
4. (slightly; uneasy, ridiculous)
a. ligeramente
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faintly [ˈfeɪntlɪ]
adverb
1 (lightly, weakly) [+call, say] débilmente; [+breathe, shine] débilmente; ligeramente; [+write, mark, scratch] levemente; débilmente
2 (slightly) [+disappointed] ligeramente
this is faintly reminiscent of ... esto me recuerda vagamente a ...
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