Associations to the word «Faintly»
FAINTLY, adverb. In a faint manner; very quietly or lightly.
FAINTLY, adverb. To a faint degree or weakly perceived; "between him and the dim light a form was outlined faintly"; "stars shining faintly through the overcast"; "could hear his distant shouts only faintly"; "the rumors weren't even faintly true".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.