Examples of lightly in a Sentence

  • Examples of lightly
    1. Perhaps to treat the matter lightly and sportively would be the course most likely to encourage her to explain it.
    2. Bull did not hesitate to obey, for the broad, cold blade of a bowie rested lightly against the back of his neck.
    3. dapping is to rebound or adopt a rebounding action, e.g. to fish by letting the bait dip and bob lightly onto the water, in the manner that some insects lay eggs in the water.
    4. The captain executed the flare perfectly, and we lightly touched down. ‎
    5. At Quince in San Francisco, Michael Tusk, the chef, smokes fresh ricotta over fruitwood and spices until it’s lightly browned and crumbly.
    6. You have gone a good stitch. — John Bunyan. In Syria the husbandmen go lightly over with their plow, and take no deep stitch in making their furrows. — Holland.
    7. You got off lightly by not being kept in detention for breaking that window.
    8. My cousin got off lightly with a spanking after he broke the boy’s leg
    9. Following England's opening-day win over Wales in Cardiff, Martin Johnson's men headed into the Twickenham contest full of confidence but with a warning from their manager not to take the Italians lightly.

Other Vocabulary

Look-Alike Words
  1. en slightly
  2. en rightly
  3. en tightly
  4. en nightly
  5. en lighty
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