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Her hands rested lightly on his shoulders.
'Was it something I said?' she asked lightly.
The decision was not taken lightly.
Our objections should not be dismissed so lightly.
Lightly grease a cake tin.
Snow fell lightly on the rooftops.
a lightly boiled egg
She stepped lightly over the boxes.
She got off lightly, with a fine instead of a prison sentence.
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American English version of definition of lightly
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the scientific study of rocks
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of lightly from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.