without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
readily exploited or tricked; "an easy victim"; "an easy mark"
obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally; "easy money"
less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"
casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy v
reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
reduced to liquid form by heating; "a mass of molten rock"
become less intense and fade away gradually; "her resistance melted under his charm"; "her hopes evaporated after years of waiting for her fiance"
become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"
become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually; "Hundreds of actors were melting into the scene"
used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets"
soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"
tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"
using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation; "soft data"; "the soft sciences"
not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"
produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";
mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conduc