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light

(Easy), adjective breezy, carefree, cushy, debonair, effortless, facile, lighthearted, manageable, not burdensome, not complex, not complicated, not difficult, not involved, nothing to it, painless, plain, simple, smooth, straightforward, uncomplicated

light

(Entertaining), adjective amusing, animated, beamish, bird-witted, blithe, blithesome, breezy, capricious, carefree, changeable, cheerful, cheery, comical, debonair, distracting, diverting, easygoing, elated, erratic, fickle, flighty, flyaway, free and easy, frivolous, gay, glad, gleeful, happy, happy as a lark, happy-go-lucky, humorous, impulsive, in good or high spirits, inconsequential, inconstant, insouciant, irresponsible, jaunty, jocund, jolly, jovial, joyful, jubilant, laughing, lighthearted, lively, merry, mirthful, optimistic, out in left field, out to lunch, petty, pleasing, pleasurable, positive, recreative, riant, scatterbrained, skittish, smiling, sportive, sunny, superficial, trivial, unimportant, untroubled, upbeat, volatile, witty

light

(Weightless), adjective airy, buoyant, diluted, feathery, floatable, floating, fluffy, light as a feather, light as air, lighter than air, slender, slight, superficial, thin, unsubstantial, watered down

light

(Daylight), noun crack of dawn, dawn, day, daylight hours, daytime, starlight, sunbeam, sunrise, sunshine, sunup, visibility

light

(Illumination), noun beaming, brightness, brilliance, brilliancy, clearness, comprehension, effulgence, flood of light, fluorescence, glare, gleam, gleaming, glimmer, glitter, glow, glowing, incandescence, irradiation, knowledge, lambency, lightness, luminescence, luminosity, luminous energy, luminousness, luster, openness, publicity, radiance, radiation, sheen, shine, shining, sparkle, sunlight, understanding
Associated concepts: evidence coming to light, shine the light of law
See also: deft, frivolous, jocular, minimal, negligible, slight, subtle, trivial
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The previous researchers2 explained that light touch contact of index finger is effective for balance control even in the absence of vision.
A sketchy film made with a light touch by Wilhelm Sasnal--one of three he collectively titled Love Songs, 2005--had viewers humming along to the old jazz standard, "Blue Moon.
A delight to play and hear, it will be a challenge for many students to let their "fingers frolic on the keys with a light touch.
Identity and acceptance, the twin motivators of adolescence, are given a light touch in this funny and fast-paced novel in two voices.
Crewmen, a light touch is important when attaching the fuel line fitting to the A-20 personnel heater on your combat vehicle.
Nevertheless, he does have a light touch, with plenty of humor, and manages to keep the lecturing to a minimum.
These add-on touch panels allow users to interact with the screen with a light touch of their finger or the use of the optional TY-TPEN6 touch pen.
Both series feature hydraulic advance with extremely light touch force from 0.
Her serene presence was an effective contrast to Jennie Somogyi's light touch.
We're giving a light touch to two serious effects of MS in this issue--sexual problems and urinary difficulties.
With an extremely light touch, first-time director Ponti-whose father is, of course, the legendary Italian producer Carlo Ponti-guides his mother through her 100th film.
Wade Roland has written a book in which the life and accomplishments of Galileo are described in effortless prose and with a light touch, which is a joy to read.