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  • n  the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
  • n  acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
    his fingers have learned gentleness

  • For California's Bishop James Pike, they evoke the early Christians: "There is something about the temper and quality of these people, a gentleness, a quietness, an interest .
  • She came to know his gentleness and sincerity.
  • But he persisted his visionary focus matched only by a gentleness of character and a brilliance of rhetoric.
News & Articles

  • Be Grateful, Lady
    Thank you, Ms. Mitchell, for a very well-written article about your dad (“ God, Country, and My Dad ,” June 20 cover story). Be thankful, in whatever way you choose to do that, because the majority of children do not experience the kind of freedom and gentleness which your father gave you.
    June 27, 2013 - San Diego Reader
Quotes

  • Kathy Griffin in Reuters
    Let's just say it will be an evening of highs and lows,Griffin said. "I will be roasting Joan with more gentleness and tenderness than her latest chemical peel and, on the other hand, I will give her a verbal Pap smear, and God only knows...
  • Sydney Pollack in Los Angeles Times
    Producer-director Sydney Pollack, Minghella's partner in the production company Mirage Enterprises, described him in a statement as a "realistic romanticist" and "a sunny soul who exuded a gentleness that should never have been mistaken for lack of...
  • Juan Belmonte in International Herald Tribune
    He calls the bull with incredible gentleness, as if everything he did were something soft and pleasant, without violence,Belmonte said.

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