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Definitions of lightly
  1. adverb
    with little weight or force
    “she kissed him lightly on the forehead”
    synonyms: gently, softly
  2. adverb
    to a slight degree
    “her speech is only lightly accented”
  3. adverb
    in a small quantity or extent
    “apply paint lightly
    synonyms: thinly
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    Antonyms:
    thickly
    with thickness; in a thick manner
  4. adverb
    with few burdens
    synonyms: light
  5. adverb
    indulging with temperance
    “we eat lightly in the morning”
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    Antonyms:
    hard, heavily, intemperately
    indulging excessively
  6. adverb
    with indifference or without dejection
    “he took it lightly
  7. adverb
    without good reason
    “one cannot say such things lightly
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