adjective, gen·tler, gen·tlest.
verb (used with object), gen·tled, gen·tling.
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Wyoming horseman Buck Brannaman tends to give his charges the gentlest of tugs.
I am still a Loafer; Jim is a most estimable member of the gentlest society; and this is how it all came about.The Chequers|James Runciman
Then Greybeard would tell them that the strongest and bravest hunters were those who could strike the gentlest blows.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
He's a cabinetmaker, Miss Bassett,—a producer of antiques, and a good one; and about the gentlest human being you ever saw.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson