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Synonyms for light-heartedly

in a light-hearted manner


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And it was not unknown for him to lobby light-heartedly for a star or two in the tunnel after a good game
This led England's Grand Slam winning coach Eddie Jones to light-heartedly comment that Wasps' skipper James Haskell would be an ideal man for sevens, but the 67-time England flanker treated the Aussie's remarks as being firmly tongue-in-cheek.
While some people light-heartedly joked that potential passengers should not confuse the company with Ryanair, a budget airline in Europe, others were quite tasteless in their humor.
And while he single-handedly bullied the visitors' back four, he did so legitimately, but also light-heartedly.
The positioning statement light-heartedly makes clear our willingness and capability to meet need from any market quarter.
They also know that the comments he was to have said to the female referee would have been meant light-heartedly and most women would not have taken offence to this.
While light-heartedly commenting on the social media relationship the leaders of the two countries share, the BJP team told President Rajapaksa that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants "excellent relations with Sri Lanka.
However, there were also some who have taken the post light-heartedly.
What I liked most was that it was dealt with light-heartedly.
Rowling claimed that Hermione, just like her creator, has a weakness for a funny man, as it is such a relief from being so intense herself and therefore she needs someone who takes or appears to take life more light-heartedly.
Saying he was "quite useful" with his thumbs, he light-heartedly compared pressing the trigger to playing video games, provoking an angry reaction from the Taliban.
On an unseasonably warm day in Washington, Obama also light-heartedly recommended that the prime minister take advantage of the nice weather and see some of the sites around the nationas capital.
From his replies to some tweets, Rowland seemed to have taken the confusion light-heartedly and says he is glad to enjoy with his new Saudi friends.
Noda light-heartedly said he was envious that ''people here, excluding me, have been to space,'' according to the ministry.
In these relentlessly combative economic doldrums, we must be thankful for any prospect of schemes able to enhance our financial fortunes - and Liverpool Waters is too significant an opportunity to treat light-heartedly.