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gentle

Angling a maggot, esp when used as bait in fishing
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It's been said hypnosis is the kindest, quickest, gentlest of therapies.
He was the gentlest, sweetest man you could ever have hoped to work with.
It's wise to remember that the anus wasn't designed to be penetrated in this way and infections and injuries can result, even with the gentlest lover.
Trude deliberately picked the quietest and gentlest camel to start with but the beast still attempted to do a runner.
Just a brush of the elbow or the gentlest touch of the hand can create a bond or a surge of confidence.
Birds seem to sense that the wild-haired anoraked Attenborough is the gentlest of creatures.
My father was among the gentlest of men, but he smacked me on several occasions.
Bonds, 75, posted a tribute on Facebook, saying: "With an extremely heavy heart, I must say goodbye to one of the sweetest, gentlest and gifted souls that I have had the privilege of knowing and calling my friend for more than 50 years - Mr Ben E King.
Fellow singer Gary US Bonds paid tribute on Facebook, saying: "With an extremely heavy heart, I must say goodbye to one of the sweetest, gentlest and gifted souls that I have had the privilege of knowing and calling my friend for more than 50 years - Mr Ben E King.
Enjoy its smoky blackcurrant and cinnamon flavours embellished with chocolate, nuttiness, raspberrycentred acidity and gentlest of tannins.
The amazing illustrations, done in pen and ink and pale water color tints, express all the fantastic tall tales in just the gentlest pastel shades of blue, gray, yellow and brown, suggesting dreamy sleep as a soothing backdrop to all the exaggerated adventures.
The gentlest transport is made by plane, because it brings the animals quickly and safely to where they are used.