softly

Definitions of softly
1

adv with little weight or force

Synonyms:
gently, lightly

adv with low volume

“speak softly but carry a big stick”
“the radio was playing softly
Synonyms:
quietly
Antonyms:
aloud, loud, loudly
with relatively high volume

adv used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly

Synonyms:
piano
Antonyms:
forte, loudly
used as a direction in music; to be played relatively loudly

adv in a manner that is pleasing to the senses

“she smiled softly

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