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Meaning of “gentle” - Learner’s Dictionary

gentle

adjective     /ˈdʒentl/
KIND B1 kind and careful not to hurt or upset anyone or anything: My mother was such a gentle, loving person.Tender and gentleKind and thoughtful
NOT STRONG B1 not strong or severe: Use a mild soap that is gentle on your skin. a gentle breezeTender and gentleKind and thoughtful
SLOPE A gentle slope or climb is not steep.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tilting
gently adverb B2 He kissed her gently on the cheek. gentleness noun [U]
(Definition of gentle from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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