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She tapped him gently on the shoulder.
Gently peel the paper off.
The trees swayed gently in the breeze.
As gently as possible, he told her the bad news.
Tell your child gently but firmly, 'No'.
a gently rising hill
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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of gently from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.