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adverb sweetly pronunciation in British English /ˈswiːtli/
  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
    skilfully 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.


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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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