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Webster 1913 Edition


Gently

Gen′tly

,
adv.
In a gentle manner.
My mistress
gently
chides the fault I made.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gently

GEN'TLY

,
adv.
Softly; meekly; mildly; with tenderness.
My mistress gently chides the fault I made.
1.
Without violence, roughness or asperity.

Definition 2021


gently

gently

English

Adverb

gently (comparative gentlier or more gently, superlative gentliest or most gently)

  1. in a gentle manner

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