HyperDic: gently

English > 3 senses of the word gently:
ADVERBallgentlyin a gradual manner
allgently, mildlyin a gentle manner
allgently, lightly, softlywith little weight or force
gently > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > gently: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a gradual manner.
Example"a gently sloping terrain"
Adjectivesgentlemarked by moderate steepness
English > gently: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a gentle manner.
Example"he talked gently to the injured animal"
Spanishmansamente, suavemente
Adjectivesgentlequiet and soothing
English > gently: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningWith little weight or force.
Synonymslightly, softly
Adjectivesgentlehaving little impact

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