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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With little weight or force. Taking or doing something without serious thought.

Usage examples (36)
  • That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
  • We eat lightly in the morning
  • Her speech is only lightly accented
  • She kissed him lightly on the forehead for more
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