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Definition of Lightly
Lightly Light"ly, adv.
1. With little weight; with little force; as, to tread
lightly; to press lightly.
Yet shall thy grave with rising flowers be drest,
And the green turf lie lightly on thy breast.
Him thus intent Ithuriel with his spear Touched
2. Swiftly; nimbly; with agility.
So mikle was that barge, it might not lightly sail.
Watch what thou seest and lightly bring me word.
3. Without deep impression.
The soft ideas of the cheerful note, Lightly
received, were easily forgot. --Prior.
4. In a small degree; slightly; not severely.
At the first he lightly afflicted the land of
Zebulun . . . and afterward did more grievously
afflict her. --Is. ix. 1.
5. With little effort or difficulty; easily; readily.
That lightly come, shall lightly go. --Old Proverb.
They come lightly by the malt, and need not spare
it. --Sir W.
6. Without reason, or for reasons of little weight.
Flatter not the rich, neither do thou willingly or
lightly appear before great personages. --Jer.
7. Commonly; usually. [Obs.] --Bp. Fisher.
The great thieves of a state are lightly the
officers of the crown. --B. Jonson.
8. Without dejection; cheerfully. ``Seeming to bear it
9. Without heed or care; with levity; gayly; airily.
Matrimony . . . is not by any to be enterprised, nor
taken in hand, unadvisedly, lightly, or wantonly.
10. Not chastely; wantonly. --Swift.
Meaning of Lightly from wikipedia
is a dairy product
with high butterfat content which
and at room temperature
in some regions, and liquid
when warmed. It is...
- Tread Lightly
! is a nonprofit organization
in the United States
with the mission
to encourage responsible
use of the outdoors. It was started
by the United...
- Step Lightly
is an album
by American trumpeter
Blue Mitc**** featuring
his first session recorded
for the Blue Note label
in 1963 but not released
- Its missions
have consisted primarily
of unarmed military observers
and lightly armed troops
- po****tion of any NATO member
and is the only one with no standing
army, with a lightly armed coast
guard. The Sagas
say that a Norwegian named
- (March 11, 2011). "****an earthquake disrupts
Tokyo, leaves capital
damaged". Los Angeles
from the original
is a 1960 album
by the American
jazz singer Betty
Roché. This was the last album
that Roché recorded. Scott Yanow reviewed
- Day-Lewis in There
Will Be Blood, commenting, "That's no comparison
to make lightly
, but everything about
The Lighthouse lands
with a crash. It's cinema
- Lightly Latin
Como's 13th RCA Victor
12" long-play album. The album features lighter
Latin-American style arrangements
by Nick Perito, his first...
- the new American Territories
of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado
and Utah. The lightly
po****ted and arid lower region
of old Baja California remained
as a part...
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