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softly-softly

adjective uk   /ˌsɒft.liˈsɒft.li/  us   /ˌsɑːft.liˈsɑːft.li/ UK
softly-softly approach If you take a softly-softly approach, you try to solve a problem in a quiet and reasonable way.
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