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Assuasive vs. Gentle

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Assuasiveadjective

Mild, soothing.

Gentleadjective

Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition.

‘Stuart is a gentle man; he would never hurt you.’;

Assuasivenoun

(archaic) Anything that soothes.

Gentleadjective

Soft and mild rather than hard or severe.

‘I felt something touch my shoulder; it was gentle and a little slimy.’;

Assuasiveadjective

Mitigating; tranquilizing; soothing.

‘Music her soft assuasive voice applies.’;

Gentleadjective

Docile and easily managed.

‘We had a gentle swim in the lake.’; ‘a gentle horse’;

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Assuasiveadjective

freeing from fear and anxiety

Gentleadjective

Gradual rather than steep or sudden.

‘The walks in this area have a gentle incline.’;

Gentleadjective

Polite and respectful rather than rude.

‘He gave me a gentle reminder that we had to hurry up.’;

Gentleadjective

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

Gentleverb

(intransitive) to become gentle

Gentleverb

to ennoble

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Gentleverb

to break; to tame; to domesticate

Gentleverb

(transitive) To soothe; to calm; to make gentle.

Gentlenoun

(archaic) A person of high birth.

Gentlenoun

(archaic) A maggot used as bait by anglers en

Gentlenoun

A trained falcon, or falcon-gentil.

Gentleadjective

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

‘British society is divided into nobility, gentry, and yeomanry, and families are either noble, gentle, or simple.’; ‘The studies wherein our noble and gentle youth ought to bestow their time.’;

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Gentleadjective

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.

Gentleadjective

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

Gentleadjective

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

Gentleadjective

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

‘O sleep! it is a gentle thing.’;

Gentlenoun

One well born; a gentleman.

‘Gentles, methinks you frown.’;

Gentlenoun

A trained falcon. See Falcon-gentil.

Gentlenoun

A dipterous larva used as fish bait.

Gentleverb

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

Gentleverb

To make smooth, cozy, or agreeable.

‘To gentle life's descent,We shut our eyes, and think it is a plain.’;

Gentleverb

To make kind and docile, as a horse.

Gentleverb

cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;

‘She managed to mollify the angry customer’;

Gentleverb

give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

Gentleverb

stroke soothingly

Gentleadjective

soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe;

‘a gentle reprimand’; ‘a vein of gentle irony’; ‘poked gentle fun at him’;

Gentleadjective

having or showing a kindly or tender nature;

‘the gentle touch of her hand’; ‘her gentle manner was comforting’; ‘a gentle sensitive nature’; ‘gentle blue eyes’;

Gentleadjective

quiet and soothing;

‘a gentle voice’; ‘a gentle nocturne’;

Gentleadjective

belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;

‘an aristocratic family’; ‘aristocratic Bostonians’; ‘aristocratic government’; ‘a blue family’; ‘blue blood’; ‘the blue-blooded aristocracy’; ‘of gentle blood’; ‘patrician landholders of the American South’; ‘aristocratic bearing’; ‘aristocratic features’; ‘patrician tastes’;

Gentleadjective

easily handled or managed;

‘a gentle old horse, docile and obedient’;

Gentleadjective

having little impact;

‘an easy pat on the shoulder’; ‘gentle rain’; ‘a gentle breeze’; ‘a soft (or light) tapping at the window’;

Gentleadjective

marked by moderate steepness;

‘an easy climb’; ‘a gentle slope’;

Gentleadjective

having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character

‘a gentle, sensitive man’; ‘her gentle voice’;

Gentleadjective

moderate in action, effect, or degree; not strong or violent

‘a gentle breeze’; ‘take some gentle exercise’;

Gentleadjective

(of a slope) gradual

‘a gentle embankment’;

Gentleadjective

(of a person) noble or having the qualities attributed to noble birth; courteous and chivalrous.

Gentleverb

make or become gentle

‘Cobb's tone gentled a little’;

Gentleverb

touch (a person or animal) gently, typically in order to make them calmer or more docile.

Gentlenoun

a maggot, especially the larva of a blowfly, used as bait.

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