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The lightness of the bread can easily be scored when the bread is cut.

The lightness is no doubt as characteristic of Shakespeare as the impudent humour.

This will remove the acidity, and rather improve the bread in lightness.

This will remove the acidity, and improve the bread in lightness.

All of a sudden he dropped his mask of lightness, and became serious.

If too hot, it destroys the lightness of the cream; if too cold, it does not mix thoroughly.

The lightness of these cakes depending much on the expedition with which they are baked, they should be set in a brisk oven.

You will take account of the rate of work, the lightness of the scarves, and their warmth.

O the music, the lightness, the jollity of the zarzuelas of my father's time!

"Other careers are possible in other countries," he answered, with a lightness he did not feel.

WORD ORIGIN

"quality of having little weight," late Old English, from light (adj.1) + -ness.

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