Leniently
Leniently \Le"ni*ent*ly\, adv. In a lenient manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • leniently — forbearingly, tolerantly, clemently, mercifully, indulgently (see under FORBEARING) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • leniently — adv. Leniently is used with these verbs: ↑treat …   Collocations dictionary

  • leniently — lenient ► ADJECTIVE ▪ merciful or tolerant. DERIVATIVES lenience noun leniency noun leniently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin lenire soothe , from lenis mild, gentle …   English terms dictionary

  • leniently — adverb in a permissively lenient manner he felt incensed that Tarrant should have been treated so leniently given his crime • Syn: ↑laxly • Derived from adjective: ↑lenient, ↑lax (for: ↑laxly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • leniently — adverb see lenient …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leniently — See lenient. * * * …   Universalium

  • leniently — adverb In a lenient manner …   Wiktionary

  • leniently — adv. tolerantly, permissively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leniently — le·nient·ly …   English syllables

  • leniently — See: lenient …   English dictionary

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