Definition of Light-handedly
1. Adverb. In a light-handed manner.
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Literary usage of Light-handedly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Grub street: A Novel by George Robert Gissing (1891)
"It was Alfred Yule's characteristic that he could do nothing light- handedly. He seemed always to converse with effort; he took a seat with stiff ..."
2. Entropy and Alchemy: The Problem of Individuality in an Age of Society by Edwin Stuart (2003)
"In other words, if the network itself had a clear set of positive values with which it light-handedly and gently nudged the public to raise its standards, ..."