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gentle

US [ˈdʒent(ə)l]
UK ['dʒent(ə)l]
  • n.(作鱼饵用的)蛆;〈古〉绅士
  • adj.文静的;慈祥的;温柔的;小心的
  • v.驯服(马等);抚弄;使高贵;使柔和
  • Web温和的;有礼貌的;文雅的
Comparative Degree:gentler  Superlative:gentlest  
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adj.
1.
文静的;慈祥的;温柔的;小心的calm and kind; doing things in a quiet and careful way
a quiet and gentle man
温文尔雅的男士
a gentle voice/laugh/touch
温柔的声音╱笑声╱触摸
She was the gentlest of nurses.
她是个极其和蔼的护士。
He lived in a gentler age than ours.
他生活的时代比我们这个时代更平静祥和。
Be gentle with her!
待她温柔些!
She agreed to come, after a little gentle persuasion .
经过一阵细心劝说,她表示愿意来。
He looks scary but he's really a gentle giant .
他看上去可怕,实际却是个性格温和的巨人。
2.
温和的;徐缓的not strong or extreme
a gentle breeze
和风
the gentle swell of the sea
缓慢起伏的海浪
Cook over a gentle heat.
要用文火煮。
3.
平和的;柔和的having only a small effect; not strong or violent
We went for a gentle stroll.
我们溜达去了。
a little gentle exercise
少量温和的运动
This soap is very gentle on the hands.
这肥皂擦在手上非常柔和。
4.
平缓的not steep or sharp
a gentle slope/curve/angle
平缓的斜坡╱弯道╱角度

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