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feather +‎ light

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featherlight (not comparable)

  1. Extremely light; light as a feather.
    • 2009 April 4, Andrew Clements, “LPO/Langrée”, in The Guardian[1]:
      That emotional containment was sustained through the finale, too, though Angelich enlivened the episodes with his featherlight passage work; nothing too flash, of course, he's not that kind of pianist.

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