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English definition of “gentle”

gentle

adjective    /ˈdʒen·təl/
calm, kind, or soft; not violent or severe: a gentle smile a gentle breeze The path has a gentle (= gradual) slope. gentleness    /ˈdʒen·təl·nəs/ noun [U] gently    /ˈdʒent·li/ adverb He gently lifted the baby out of the crib.
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