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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gently  \Gen"tly\,  adv 
  In  a  gentle  manner. 
 
  My  mistress  gently  chides  the  fault  I  made  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gently 
  adv  1:  in  a  gradual  manner;  "a  gently  sloping  terrain" 
  2:  in  a  gentle  manner;  "he  talked  gently  to  the  injured  animal" 
  [syn:  {mildly}] 
  3:  with  little  weight  or  force;  "she  kissed  him  lightly  on  the 
  forehead"  [syn:  {lightly},  {softly}] 




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