laugh softly

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Related to laugh softly: snigger, guffaw
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Verb1.laugh softly - laugh quietly or with restraint
express joy, express mirth, laugh - produce laughter
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Just a few days from death earlier this month, he could still smile and even laugh softly as he listened to friends and relatives tell stories of his triumphs and antics, his goodness and his caring at a living memorial given by his wife of 30 years, Diane Mercer, in their Shadow Hills home.
Although it may seem incongruous to a non-APIA, sometimes APIA clients may smile or laugh softly when describing something that is confusing, embarrassing, or even tragic.

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