Thesaurus / lightly

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Judith left the piano, sat beside him, and he lightly kissed her.

Linda CondonJoseph Hergesheimer

He was a handsome youngster, lightly clad and barefooted; and, although not yet full grown, of a strong and active build.

Kate BonnetFrank R. Stockton

A woman's reputation—a thing so lightly thrown away with an idler's word, a Lovelace's smile!

Under Two FlagsOuida [Louise de la Ramee]

The moment after, the terrible creature touched the floor as lightly as a monkey, on his hands.

The Law and the LadyWilkie Collins

But aloud he said, lightly: "Perhaps you may find it expedient to do the same thing, Miss West."

Lancaster's ChoiceMrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

Bob told him, lightly, as though the affair might be considered humorous.

The Rules of the GameStewart Edward White

"That's something I ain't learned," was old Carson's ready answer, lightly given.

But Spurrier wore a nick-name, until now lightly considered, to which new conditions had added importance.

Not that on grounds either of language or philosophy we should lightly reject them.

Then Sir Rowland shall know how lightly he holds his orders.

The Actress in High LifeSue Petigru Bowen

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