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- superl.

Quiet and refined in manners; not rough, harsh, or stern; mild; meek; bland; amiable; tender; as, a gentle nature, temper, or disposition; a gentle manner; a gentle address; a gentle voice.

- superl.

Soft; not violent or rough; not strong, loud, or disturbing; easy; soothing; pacific; as, a gentle touch; a gentle gallop .

- superl.

Not wild, turbulent, or refractory; quiet and docile; tame; peaceable; as, a gentle horse.

- superl.

A compellative of respect, consideration, or conciliation; as, gentle reader.

- superl.

Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.

- Verb

To make genteel; to raise from the vulgar; to ennoble.

- Noun

A dipterous larva used as fish bait.

- Noun

A trained falcon. See Falcon-gentil.

- Verb

To make kind and docile, as a horse.

- Verb

To make smooth, cozy, or agreeable.

- Noun

One well born; a gentleman.

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