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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gentlyadverb

    in a gradual manner

    "a gently sloping terrain"

  2. gently, mildlyadverb

    in a gentle manner

    "he talked gently to the injured animal"

  3. lightly, softly, gentlyadverb

    with little weight or force

    "she kissed him lightly on the forehead"

Wiktionary

  1. gentlyadverb

    in a gentle manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gentlyadverb

    in a gentle manner

Freebase

  1. Gently

    Gently is the title of the ninth studio album by artist Liza Minnelli. It was released im May 1996. The album was nominated for one Grammy Awards for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album in 1997.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2485

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gently' in Adverbs Frequency: #205

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gently in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of gently in a Sentence

  1. David Pilgrim:

    Young visitors to the museum ask me, “What was it like to live during the civil rights struggle?” I gently tell them that we are living during the civil rights struggle. -David Pilgrim

  2. Henry S. Haskins:

    Treat the other man's faith gently it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine.

  3. Tony Blair:

    I just want to say this. I want to say it gently but I want to say it firmly There is a tendency for the world to say to America, the big problems of the world are yours, you go and sort them out, and then to worry when America wants to sort them out.

  4. Tennessee Williams:

    Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you -- gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.

  5. RJ Intindola:

    When I hear a certain song playing in the background, I think of you and a vision of your face, pervades my soul. When the second song plays, your sweet fragrance fills the air around me. The third song and her gentle hand caressing my face tingles my body covered with goosebumps. At the fourth song, I gently glide to the radio and turn it off. There’s no sense roaming in the darkened marred past.

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