1 in a gradual manner; "a gently sloping terrain"
2 in a gentle manner; "he talked gently to the injured animal" [syn: mildly]
- in a gentle manner
Gently may refer to:
a la sourdine, cautiously, circumspectly, compliantly, crawlingly, creepingly, deliberately, delicately, dilatorily, dimly, easily, faintly, falteringly, feebly, haltingly, hushedly, idly, in low gear, in march time, in slow motion, in slow tempo, indolently, languidly, languorously, leisurely, like a lamb, limpingly, lingeringly, loiteringly, low, meekly, mildly, moderately, pacifically, peaceably, pianissimo, piano, pokily, pokingly, quietly, relaxedly, reluctantly, slow, slowly, sluggishly, softly, sordamente, sordo, subduedly, submissively, tamely, tarryingly, tenderly, tentatively, under easy sail, unhurriedly, weakly, with agonizing slowness, with deliberation