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adverb sweetly pronunciation in American English /ˈswitli/
  1. 1
    in a pleasant, kind, and gentle way
    Kate nodded and smiled sweetly.
  2. 2
    in a way that is pleasant to hear or smell
    sweetly perfumed flowers
    The birds were singing sweetly in the trees.
  3. 3
    skillfully and accurately
    He struck it sweetly with his right foot across the goal and into the net.
  4. 4
    correctly, or effectively
    The engine ran smoothly and sweetly.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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