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gentle 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈjentl/,
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gentler, comparative; gentlest, superlative;
  1. (of a person) Mild in temperament or behavior; kind or tender
    • - he was a gentle, sensitive man
  2. (of a person) Noble or having the qualities attributed to noble birth; courteous; chivalrous

  3. Moderate in action, effect, or degree; not harsh or severe
    • - a little gentle persuasion
    • - a gentle breeze
  4. (of a slope) Gradual
    • - a gentle embankment
Verb
  1. Make or become gentle; calm or pacify
    • - Cobb's tone gentled a little
  2. Touch gently
    • - her lips were gentling his cheek
  3. Make (an animal) docile by gentle handling
    • - a bird that has been gentled enough to sit on the hand

  1. pacify: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
  2. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"
  3. having or showing a kindly or tender nature; "the gentle touch of her hand"; "her gentle manner was comforting"; "a gentle sensitive nature"; "gentle blue eyes"
  4. ennoble: give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
  5. stroke soothingly
  6. aristocratic: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; " ...
  7. docile: easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
  8. easy: having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
  9. easy: marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
  10. (gentleness) gradualness: the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
  11. Gentle (Nezhno Abidemi ) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe, and a member of the student body in the Xavier Institute. He is one of only 27 students to have retained his powers after M-Day.
  12. GENtle is a free software under GPL license.
  13. Gentleness is a value and quality in one's character. Being gentle has a long history in many, but not all cultures.
  14. (Gentles (surname)) Gentles is an American surname, and may refer to: * Ryan Gentles (born 1977), manager of The Strokes * Ryan Gentles (actor) (21st century), American actor
  15. (Gently (song)) Iowa is the second album by American heavy metal band Slipknot. Released by Roadrunner Records on August 28, 2001, it was produced by Ross Robinson and Slipknot. ...
  16. A person of high birth; A maggot used as bait by anglers; to become gentle; to ennoble; to break; to tame; to domesticate; To soothe; to calm; Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition; Soft and mild rather than hard or severe; Docile and easily managed; Gradual rather ...
  17. (gentleness) The state of being gentle
  18. (Gentled) The term given to an animal that has been subject to Wraithstone.
  19. (gentleness) Numerous uses of the words "gentle" and "gentleness" in the Course refer to the gentle ways in which the Holy Spirit helps us with our transition from fearful ego to Loving Oneness with all our brothers, from sleep to waking, from crucifixion to resurrection. ...
  20. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. When you feel mad or hurt, use your self-control. Instead of harming someone, talk things out peacefully. You are making the world a safer, gentler place.
  21. (GENTLES) A friendly term for SCA folk, as in "the good gentles of Bryniau."
  22. (Gentles) 'Gentills' first mentioned in Ludshott records in 1415, as a farmhouse with 38 acres plus woodland, annual rent 1 red rose. Gentles Copse and Gentles Lane still exist [Liphook Calendar].
  23. (gentles) Loosely, a nice way of saying people.
  24. back lighting , relieve your eyes
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