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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgentlygent‧ly /ˈdʒentli/ ●●○ W3 adverb  1 TOO/TOO MUCHin a gentle way ‘You go back to bed now, ’ he said gently. She kissed me gently on the cheek. Gently cook the peppers for 10–15 minutes. Rain pattered gently on the roof above. The road curved gently upwards.2 gently/gently does it!
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gentlyI put the phone into its cradle, extremely gently.Though the sun was bright there was no warmth in it as yet and the air was gently bracing.In minutes she had garlic, onions, carrots and celery cooking together gently in olive oil.Don gently kissed her on the cheek.He pushed it gently open and looked in.Return rabbit to skillet, cover, and simmer gently until rabbit is tender, about 40 minutes.Heat gently until sugar has dissolved.Now play some music and observe the l.e.d. - it should be seen to be varying in brightness gently with the music.
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