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English definition of “gently”

gently

adverb     /ˈdʒent.li/
B2 calmly , kindly , or softly : He lifted the baby gently out of its cot . to smile / laugh / blow gentlyTender and gentleKind and thoughtful without force or strength : The door closed gently.Moving gently on footSlow and moving slowly slightly or gradually : gently rolling hills Words meaning small pieces and amounts
(Definition of gently adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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