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I use it as a way of talking about what happened, but bullying is not something that people should take lightly.

The Sixth Amendment guarantees a public trial, a right that the courts do not take lightly.

Bernard Shaw was the editor, and those who have worked with him know that he does not take lightly his editorial duties.

Is there a test left to the pride of man that the modern woman does not take lightly and skilfully?

Therefore I would like to give you one more counsel, which you must not take lightly, for it is to me a very serious matter.

We are not to take lightly, into untried hands, the massive plough of the kingdom of God.

As may be readily imagined, Joe was not the one to take lightly such an accusation, and Reggie had to apologize.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take lightly, such as: womanize, dally, flirt, trifle, wolf, and fool around.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.