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gentle

Angling a maggot, esp when used as bait in fishing
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Kinder, gentler consumer-driven plans are catching on because they introduce market incentives without shifting excessive costs to employees," said Cowles.
Such is the general theme of this issue: a call for a kinder, gentler, and more nuanced approach to traditional faiths--faiths which, though technically incompatible with the humanist commitment to reason and compassion, nonetheless offer opportunities for humanist alliance and cooperation.
During his 1988 presidential campaign, George Bush the elder announced his "a thousand points of light" initiative for a "kinder, gentler world.
His findings will disturb many who believe native peoples had "a kinder, gentler way of relating to the environment.
This production is quieter, more traditional, less riproaringly funny and almost gentler than The Twits.
The ritual act of receiving just a dollop of ashes on Ash Wednesday is a kinder, gentler reminder of those days of yore when public sinners could only be reconciled once in a lifetime.
Now one judge has built a kinder, gentler courtroom.
Expert trails snake down canyons, sometimes requiring steep portages down snowmelt waterfalls, but there are gentler trails for novices.
When all the pomp and circumstance have been stripped away, all the dogmas diluted in palatable form, all the triumphalism softened into kinder, gentler service, the core of Rome has to remain what is has been so long.
The NFB made Canada a kind of gentler culture than the American's and gave focus to the country.
And it meets customers' demands by providing a larger capacity, easier accessibility, improved cleaning and gentler care.
It's gentler and safer, whatever discipline you're in.