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(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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But the Scot took that setback in his stride and, despite playing in 63 per cent humidity at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Cincinnati, made light work of Portugal's Sousa, winning 6-3 6-3 in little over an hour.
In the women's event, top seed Serena Williams made light work of Jelena Jankovic, toppling the Serbian eighth seed 6-2 6-2 to claim her 56th WTA Tour title
South Africa made light work of England in the second ODI in Southampton on Tuesday, defeating the hosts by 80 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series after being set up by Hashim Amla's 150.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall looked on in the Royal Box as Federer made light work of his opponent, notching a 6-1 6-3 6-2 victory.
As it grew darker I could see the reflection of the lights of surrounding homes and temples also reflected in the water, and the drama of man- made light and God- made light is what inspired me to paint it.
ROGER FEDERER made light work of Juan Martin Del Potro to claim his first title of the year at the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.
Eyeing up a place in the top six to claim entry into the Lancashire Cup next summer, the seasiders made light of New Brighton's bid.
The 22-year-old Chinese player made light of some patchy form this season to race into a 4-0 lead and despite failing to clinch a whitewash he was assured of a lasteight meeting with Peter Ebdon.
Pulled up as though something was amiss on his debut, Mark Johnston's gelding made light of a subsequent three-month absence when easily winning a Leicester maiden.
ST PAT'S II 2 COLIN VALLEY RES 6 ANOTHER away fixture, another away victory for Colin Valley Reserves, this time in the basking sunshine of Boucher Road, where Valley made light work of a highly fancied St Pats team.
Meanwhile Penylan's Mark Harding, current Welsh indoor pairs champion, made light work of his first two rounds, beating Mid Glamorgan county player Mark Jones of Harlequins 21-5 in the first round before despatching young Penhill star, James Wason, in round two (21-9).
3 seed, who had a bye in the first round, when she made light work of the first set.