of a gentle disposition

  • 1 gentle — [jent′ l] adj. gentler, gentlest [ME gentil < OFr, of noble birth < L gentilis, of the same gens (in LL, of a good family) < gens: see GENS] 1. belonging to the upper classes or polite society 2. like or suitable to polite society;… …

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  • 2 Gentle-hearted — Gen tle heart ed, a. Having a kind or gentle disposition. Shak. {Gen tle heart ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Gentle-heartedness — Gentle hearted Gen tle heart ed, a. Having a kind or gentle disposition. Shak. {Gen tle heart ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Gentle — Gen tle, a. [Compar. {Gentler}; superl. {Gentlest}.] [OE. gentil, F. gentil noble, pretty, graceful, fr. L. gentilis of the same clan or race, fr. gens, gentis, tribe, clan, race, orig. that which belongs together by birth, fr. the root of genere …

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  • 5 gentle-hearted — gentle heartˈed adjective Having a gentle or kind disposition • • • Main Entry: ↑gentle …

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  • 6 gentle — gentleness, n. gently, adv. /jen tl/, adj., gentler, gentlest, v., gentled, gentling. adj. 1. kindly; amiable: a gentle manner. 2. not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle wind; a gentle tap on the shoulder. 3. moderate: gentle heat. 4 …

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  • 7 gentle — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …

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  • 8 disposition — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ cheerful, cheery (AmE), happy, pleasant, sunny, sweet ▪ friendly ▪ gentle …

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  • 9 gentle — 1. adjective /ˈd͡ʒɛntl̩/ a) Tender and amiable; of a considerate or kindly disposition b) Soft and mild rather than hard or severe 2 …

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  • 10 gentle — a. 1. Mild, bland, moderate, kind, tender, compassionate, indulgent, meek, soft, humane, clement, lenient, merciful, of a sweet disposition, gentle hearted, tender hearted. 2. Tame, docile, peaceable, quiet, tractable, pacific, dove like. 3.… …

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  • 11 gentle heart — kind nature, good disposition, compassionate spirit …

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  • 12 The gentle craft — Gentle Gen tle, a. [Compar. {Gentler}; superl. {Gentlest}.] [OE. gentil, F. gentil noble, pretty, graceful, fr. L. gentilis of the same clan or race, fr. gens, gentis, tribe, clan, race, orig. that which belongs together by birth, fr. the root of …

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  • 13 Do not go gentle into that good night — Do not go gentle into that good night, a villanelle, is considered to be among the finest works by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (1914–1953). Originally published in the journal Botteghe Oscure in 1951,[1] it also appeared as part of the collection In… …

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  • 14 Anne Brontë — Infobox Writer name = Anne Brontë caption = Anne Brontë, by Charlotte Brontë, 1834 birthdate = birth date|1820|1|17|df=y birthplace = Thornton, Yorkshire, England deathdate = death date and age|1849|5|28|1820|1|17|df=y deathplace = Scarborough,… …

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  • 15 Missouri Fox Trotter — stallion Distinguishing features Unique gait Country of origin United States Horse …

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  • 16 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 17 Maine Coon — cat trekking through snow Alternative names Coon Cat Maine Cat Maine Shag Origin United States …

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  • 18 Beagle — Infobox Dogbreed image caption = A tricolour Beagle name = Beagle altname = English Beagle [ [http://www.trainpetdog.com/Beagle/about beagle.html Beagle: Origin, Temperament, Training, Exercise ] ] country = England fcigroup = 6 fcisection = 1… …

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  • 19 Carolina Marsh Tacky — Distinguishing features Small, surefooted horse with gentle disposition, adept at work in marshland. Alternative names Marsh Tacky Country of origin United States of America Common nicknames Tacky horse, Tackie Breed standards …

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  • 20 benign — a. 1. Kind, kindly, benevolent, gracious, complaisant, humane, obliging, benignant, good, amiable, gentle, friendly, kind hearted, tender hearted, of a gentle disposition. 2. Beneficent, most salutary, most propitious, most favorable, benignant,… …

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