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    gentle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gentle

    Definition
    (verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    Example Sentence
    • She managed to mollify the angry customer
    Definition
    (verb) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    Synonyms : ennoble , entitle
    Definition
    (verb) stroke soothingly Definition
    (adj) soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
    Synonyms : soft
    Example Sentence
    • a gentle reprimand
    • a vein of gentle irony
    • poked gentle fun at him
    Definition
    (adj) having or showing a kindly or tender nature
    Example Sentence
    • the gentle touch of her hand
    • her gentle manner was comforting
    • a gentle sensitive nature
    • gentle blue eyes
    Definition
    (adj) quiet and soothing
    Example Sentence
    • a gentle voice
    • a gentle nocturne
    Definition
    (adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    Example Sentence
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes
    Definition
    (adj) easily handled or managed
    Synonyms : docile
    Example Sentence
    • a gentle old horse, docile and obedient
    Definition
    (adj) having little impact
    Synonyms : easy , soft
    Example Sentence
    • an easy pat on the shoulder
    • gentle rain
    • a gentle breeze
    • a soft (or light) tapping at the window
    Definition
    (adj) marked by moderate steepness
    Synonyms : easy
    Example Sentence
    • an easy climb
    • a gentle slope
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