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The meaning of "Gently" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does gently? mean?
A: gently means softly
Q: What does gently mean?
A: In this sense, it means carefully or softly. Don't be too harsh or quick. :)

Example sentences using "Gently"

Q: Please show me example sentences with gently.
A: I washed the glass bottle gently so that it wouldn't break.
Q: Please show me example sentences with gently.
A: He was gently petting the cat.

He gently shut the door so she couldn't hear it.

She rocked the baby back and forth gently.

He gently explained to me that I didn't do well on the test.

Synonyms of "Gently" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between gently and neatly ?
A: Gently - with care and caution, as not to damage anything

Neatly - without making a mess, in an orderly fashion
Q: What is the difference between gently, kindly, blandly and mild ?
A: gently refers to the softness of the action
kindly refers to the intention of the action
blandly means no taste or plain
mild means a less taste or more plain

Translations of "Gently"

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