Little and Lightly


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Little adverb – In a very small quantity or degree.
Lightly and little are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Lightly" instead an adverb "Little".
Nearby Word: littleness
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Lightly adverb – Without difficulty.
Little and lightly are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Little" instead an adverb "Lightly".
Nearby Words: light, lighten, lightweight, lightness, lighter
Synonyms for Lightly
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