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gentle

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1 gentle

Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.

synoniemen: appease, assuage, conciliate, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate.

Roget 826: be composed etc. adj.. laisser faire [Fr.], laisser aller [Fr.]; take things easily, take things as they come; take it easy, rub on, live and let live; take easily, take cooly, take in good part; aequam servare mentem [Lat.].    ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: kalmeren, verzoenen, tevreden stellen, matigen, bedaren, vertederen, sussen



2 gentle

Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility.

synoniemen: ennoble, entitle.

3 gentle

Stroke soothingly.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 gentle

Soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe:
— A gentle reprimand.
— A vein of gentle irony.
— Poked gentle fun at him.

synoniem: soft.

Roget 740: lenient; mild, mild as milk; gentle, soft; tolerant, indulgent, easy-going; clement etc. (compassionate) 914; forbearing; ... meer laten zien

Roget 894: courteous, polite, civil, mannerly, urbane; well-behaved, well-mannered, well-bred, well-brought up; good-mannered, polished, civilized, cultivated; refined ... meer laten zien

Roget 405: inaudible; scarcely audible, just audible; low, dull; stifled, muffled; hoarse, husky; gentle, soft, faint; floating; purling, ... meer laten zien

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... meer laten zien

Pools: delikatny

2 gentle

Having or showing a kindly or tender nature.

3 gentle

Quiet and soothing.

4 gentle

Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy:
— Of gentle blood.

synoniemen: aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, patrician.

Pools: szlachecki

5 gentle

Easily handled or managed:
— A gentle old horse, docile and obedient.

synoniem: docile.

6 gentle

Having little impact:
— Gentle rain.
— A gentle breeze.

synoniemen: easy, soft.

Roget 275: slow, slack; tardy; dilatory etc. (inactive) 683; gentle, easy; leisurely; deliberate, gradual; insensible, imperceptible; ... meer laten zien

7 gentle

Marked by moderate steepness:
— A gentle slope.

synoniem: easy.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: accepting, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, affable, agreeable, ambling, amiable, appease, aristocratic, balmy, barely audible, bed, bed down, benign, bland, bleeding ... meer laten zien.

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