Lightly and Moderately


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Lightly adverb – Without difficulty.
Moderately and lightly are semantically related in gently topic. In some cases you can use "Moderately" instead an adverb "Lightly", when it comes to topics like sparingly.
Nearby Words: light, lighten, lightweight, lightness, lighter
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Moderately adverb – To some degree or extent.
Lightly and moderately are semantically related in gently topic. You can use "Lightly" instead an adverb "Moderately".
Nearby Words: moderate, modest, moderation, modestly, moderateness
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  • Useful Notes / World War I Britain built a very large 'cruiser' (lightly-armoured, fast, and moderately-well-armed warships) force to hunt down other cruisers and these armed merchant ships.
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