Lightly and Somewhat


Lightly adverb - Without difficulty.

Somewhat and lightly are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Somewhat" instead an adverb "Lightly".


Somewhat adverb - To some degree or extent.

Lightly and somewhat are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Lightly" instead an adverb "Somewhat".

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Deus Ex: Human Revolution Somewhat realistically, it doesn't do much more damage against lightly-armoured mooks, but it makes headshots lethal even to heavily armored opponents.
  • Visual Novel / Katawa Shoujo Played somewhat more lightly in Hanako's route, when Misha and Shizune complain about Hisao "not playing with them" anymore, though they lighten up when Hanako comes to work with them in class.
  • Literature / Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Foreign Queasine: Subverted: The food served ship-side is fish and seafood only, and the heroes are somewhat reluctant to try lightly grilled sea-cucumbers and dolphin-liver ragout.
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