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Princeton's WordNet

  1. softly, quietlyadverb

    with low volume

    "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"

    Synonyms:
    gently, quietly, quiet, lightly, restfully, piano

    Antonyms:
    loud, loudly, aloud

  2. softlyadverb

    in a manner that is pleasing to the senses

    "she smiled softly"

    Synonyms:
    gently, quietly, lightly, piano

    Antonyms:
    aloud, loudly, loud

  3. lightly, softly, gentlyadverb

    with little weight or force

    "she kissed him lightly on the forehead"

    Synonyms:
    quietly, gently, thinly, piano, light, mildly, lightly

    Antonyms:
    loud, aloud, loudly

  4. piano, softlyadverb

    used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly

    Synonyms:
    gently, quietly, lightly, piano

    Antonyms:
    aloud, loudly, loud

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "softly":

    tenderly, gently, slowly, easy

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How to use softly in a sentence?

  1. Accendo Markets analyst Augustin Eden:

    1065 pence (is) now a realistic target for shares given the broad agreement between East and 'softly softly' activist fund ValueAct as to where to redirect strategy.

  2. Jeff Martin:

    In a social media world, you have to do it that way to make it sustainable otherwise people forget about it and move onto the next thing, we're softly encouraging people to see the value of their own energy, not just the energy they consume.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Your Mind tells you: 'It's impossible.' Your Experience screams: 'It's too risky.' Your Heart softly whispers: 'It's worth a try.' Listen to your Heart, and you will conquer your mountains.

  4. William Butler Yeates:

    Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    Speak softly and carry a big stick you will go far.


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