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See definition of leniently on Dictionary.com
  • as inlightly
  • as inreasonably

synonyms for leniently

  • casually
  • delicately
  • easily
  • faintly
  • freely
  • gingerly
  • mildly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • simply
  • slightly
  • softly
  • sparsely
  • subtly
  • tenderly
  • thinly
  • agilely
  • airily
  • breezily
  • carelessly
  • daintily
  • ethereally
  • flippantly
  • frivolously
  • heedlessly
  • indifferently
  • nimbly
  • peacefully
  • readily
  • slightingly
  • smoothly
  • sparingly
  • tenuously
  • thoughtlessly
  • timidly
  • unsubstantially
  • well
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antonyms for leniently

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  • difficultly
  • roughly
  • heavily
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    How to use leniently in a sentence

    Despite taking a more lenient stance, county public health authorities stressed that none of this means people should be returning to life as usual.
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    In countries that experienced more lenient lockdowns, ridership ebbed a bit but stayed persistently higher than the expected average.
    THE PANDEMIC BIKE BOOM IS HERE TO STAYJOE LINDSEYJANUARY 16, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Timber companies have successfully fought to keep Oregon’s laws more lenient than neighboring states, lobbying lawmakers and the public through opinion campaigns to burnish the industry’s reputation.
    TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
    In a statement, the head of the NCAA’s Division I Council said the body has been more lenient this year in recognition of the unusual circumstances brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
    NCAA GRANTS BLANKET WAIVER TO TRANSFER ATHLETES, MOST OF WHOM CAN PLAY RIGHT AWAYDES BIELERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Back then media owners were more lenient when it came to letting advertisers wriggle out of media commitments.
    ‘PATIENCE IS THE REAL KEY HERE’: WHY ADVERTISERS ARE KEEPING CALM AS EUROPE AND U.S. ECONOMIC RECOVERIES ARE THROWN INTO EXTENDED UNCERTAINTYSEB JOSEPHNOVEMBER 5, 2020DIGIDAY
    Lowell had treated Fire Bear leniently—too leniently most of the white men near the reservation had considered.
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    Sometimes she ventures to hope that the editor will judge her work leniently, since she is only a beginner.
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    As it is, I am too old a man to be indulged leniently by the public in such a proceeding.
    CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862, NO. II.VARIOUS
    Yet it would appear that abstract justice judged less leniently of the position.
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    It shouldn't be, then, in my opinion, even if it could be; Margaret Cruger has been much too leniently dealt with.
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