light-heartedly


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Adv.1.light-heartedly - in a light-hearted manner; "he light-heartedly overlooks some of the basic facts of life"
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light-heartedly

[ˈlaɪtˈhɑːtɪdlɪ] ADValegremente
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We enjoyed all these boons, unthinkingly and light-heartedly, as children do.
Students, citizens, soldiers, girls and matrons whirled light-heartedly before the inn with the figure of Bacchus for a sign.
The great deer-hound was couched on her own bedstead, on her own blanket, and in the next room the idle, empty ceiling-cloth wagged light-heartedly as it flailed on the table.
Neither famine nor disaster ever haunt men who do true justice; but light-heartedly they tend the fields which are all their care.
He has been talking about me moving in and light-heartedly asking me to marry him and have children.
Many participated in praising the kleija seller's looks and light-heartedly expressed interest in becoming but there were some men who did not like the way women were openly exhibiting their likeness.
The plan has many critics and Erdogan himself light-heartedly called it a "crazy project" when he first raised it in 2011.
With regard to the father's condition, the publicist light-heartedly informed the press that "George is sedated and should recover in a few days," joking about the 56-year-old Hollywood heartthrob.
Hamilton described Vettel's tactics as "dangerous", and the pair, albeit light-heartedly, later disagreed on whether they afforded one another enough room.
In her first television interview alongside husband Philip May on Tuesday, 60-year-old May light-heartedly told the BBC that"there's boy jobs and girls jobs.
Jeremy Corbyn appeared fired up for the General Election as he launched Labour's campaign, railing against the Establishment and light-heartedly brushing off difficult media questions.
We are trying to light-heartedly raise attention to important issues.