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sweetly

  
1       adv   If an engine or machine is running sweetly, it is working smoothly and efficiently.  
ADV with v  
He heard the car engine running sweetly beyond the open door.     
2       adv   If you kick or hit a ball sweetly, you kick or hit it in the very middle of it so that it goes firmly and accurately to the place you are aiming for.  
ADV with v  
He could strike the ball as sweetly as when he was 28 years younger.     
3   
    sweet  
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sweet     ( sweeter    comparative)   ( sweetest    superlative)   ( sweets    plural  )
1       adj   Sweet food and drink contains a lot of sugar.  
...a mug of sweet tea..., If the sauce seems too sweet, add a dash of red wine vinegar.     
  sweetness      n-uncount  
Florida oranges have a natural sweetness.     
2       n-count   Sweets are small sweet things such as toffees, chocolates, and mints.  
  (BRIT)  
in AM, use candy     
3       n-var   A sweet is something sweet, such as fruit or a pudding, that you eat at the end of a meal, especially in a restaurant.  
  (BRIT)   (=dessert)  
The sweet was a mousse flavoured with whisky.     
in AM, use dessert     
4       adj   A sweet smell is a pleasant one, for example the smell of a flower.  
She'd baked some bread which made the air smell sweet.     
5       adj   If you describe something such as air or water as sweet, you mean that it smells or tastes pleasantly fresh and clean.  
I gulped a breath of sweet air.     
6       adj   A sweet sound is pleasant, smooth, and gentle.  
Her voice was as soft and sweet as a young girl's., ...the sweet sounds of Mozart.     
   sweetly             adv   usu ADV with v  
He sang much more sweetly than he has before.     
7       adj   If you describe something as sweet, you mean that it gives you great pleasure and satisfaction.  
WRITTEN, Antonym: bitter   There are few things quite as sweet as revenge.     
8       adj   If you describe someone as sweet, you mean that they are pleasant, kind, and gentle towards other people.  
How sweet of you to think of me!     
  sweetly      adv   usu ADV with v  
I just smiled sweetly and said no.     
9       adj   If you describe a small person or thing as sweet, you mean that they are attractive in a simple or unsophisticated way.  
INFORMAL  
(=cute)  

...a sweet little baby girl..., The house was really sweet.     
10   
    sweetly  
    sweetness  
11   
    a sweet tooth  
    tooth  


sweetly  
1       adv   If an engine or machine is running sweetly, it is working smoothly and efficiently.  
ADV with v  
He heard the car engine running sweetly beyond the open door.     
2       adv   If you kick or hit a ball sweetly, you kick or hit it in the very middle of it so that it goes firmly and accurately to the place you are aiming for.  
ADV with v  
He could strike the ball as sweetly as when he was 28 years younger.     
3   
    sweet  

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Consulte también:

sweet, steely, swelter, sweaty

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