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He dashes in a few drops of bitters, and then gently crushes the sugar with a muddler.
They boil the leaves of the guayusa tree in the gurgling centerpiece, and gently sip its tea-like drink.
Business concluded, he took her gently but firmly by the arm and led her out: she was his next appointment.
Al Gore went all Grizzly Adams for a long stretch, and Kitty Dukakis gently hit the bottle and took to her bed.
gently he disengaged himself from the arms her ladyship now flung about him.
"There's only one form of persuasion to use with an hombre," commented Henderson, gently.
Her eyes were averted, and she withdrew her hand quietly but gently, as not upbraiding him.
She did not draw her hand away immediately and when she did so she did it gently.
Neutralise hydrosulphocyanic acid with ammonia, and gently evaporate the solution to dryness, by the heat of a water bath.
early 13c., "well-born," from Old French gentil "high-born, noble, of good family" (11c., in Modern French "nice, graceful, pleasing; fine pretty"), from Latin gentilis "of the same family or clan," from gens (genitive gentis) "race, clan," from root of gignere "beget," from PIE root *gen- "produce" (see genus). Sense of "gracious, kind" (now obsolete) first recorded late 13c.; that of "mild, tender" is 1550s. Older sense remains in gentleman.