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it hits lightly (against something)
(weight) light, lightly
s/he walks lightly, carries self lightly
s/he, it goes along lightly, s/he is fleet of foot
s/he, it floats lightly on water
s/he lands softly or lightly
s/he pounds h/ until very thin (e.g., dough); (basketmaking) s/he pounds h/ lightly to loosen thin layer of splints (ash log)
it is snowing a little, is snowing lightly
s/he taps h/ lightly on head
s/he taps it lightly; s/he touches on it, alludes to it (topic, etc.)