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  Words related to lightly

Related / Similar Words: softly, gently, light, thinly

 

Definition:
  • with indifference or without dejection; "he took it lightly";
  • indulging with temperance; "we eat lightly in the morning";
  • to a slight degree; "her speech is only lightly accented";
  • with little weight or force; "she kissed him lightly on the forehead";
  • with few burdens; "experienced travellers travel light";
  • in a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly over the meat"; "apply paint lightly";
  • without good reason; "one cannot say such things lightly";

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    Pertainyms: light, abstemious, light(a), easy, gentle, soft, thin

     

    Anagrams: tightly

     

     
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