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gently

Definitions of gently
  1. adverb
    in a gentle manner
    “he talked gently to the injured animal”
    synonyms: mildly
  2. adverb
    with little weight or force
    synonyms: lightly, softly
  3. adverb
    in a gradual manner
    “a gently sloping terrain”
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