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English definition of “gently”

gently

adverb uk   /ˈdʒent.li/ us  
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 hillsWords meaning small pieces and amounts
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