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Words nearby softly
Example sentences from the Web for softly
Just five people milled about, listening to “The Star-Spangled Banner” playing softly.Airbnb to cancel all D.C. reservations during inauguration week as security in the city is tightened|Emily Davies, Michael Brice-Saddler, Marissa Lang, Justin Jouvenal|January 13, 2021|Washington Post
As it nears the ground, it should be slow enough for a short flip-and-landing burn to touch down softly on the pad.SpaceX Starship Prototype Exploded, but It’s Still a Giant Leap Towards Mars|Hugh Hunt|December 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
It was my first time alone with her, and it was so quiet I could hear her softly breathing.Every Thanksgiving, my mental health strategy is recalling memorable, personal moments|Bob Brody|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
His peers remember him as a bright man who spoke softly and occasionally came across as a bit shy.
He played it through once, singing the lyrics softly to his own guitar accompaniment.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“J.W. heard Hayden say softly, ‘You smell good,’” the papers report.
He seemed to be here, there, everywhere, sitting under a tree softly strumming his guitar.
Kimberlin, who looks and softly speaks like a miniaturized clone of David Strathairn, could not lay a glove on his tormenter.
The two were standing together before the fire; Bernard watched Mrs. Vivian close the door softly behind her.Confidence|Henry James
The next instant the door closed softly behind them, and she went out of his life as a wife forever.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Then the roof itself, with its gables and dormer windows, softly folded itself flat down upon the top of the house, out of sight.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
She glanced up at him softly, under long lashes,—a thrilling glance; but he missed its radiance, for his own eyes were far away.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
They were standing over the cots in the nursery late at night, and I think that Mamma was crying softly.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling