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gentle

  

      adj  
1    having a mild or kindly nature or character  
2    soft or temperate; mild; moderate  
a gentle scolding     
3    gradual  
a gentle slope     
4    easily controlled; tame  
a gentle horse     
5    Archaic   of good breeding; noble  
gentle blood     
6    Archaic   gallant; chivalrous  
      vb   tr  
7    to tame or subdue (a horse)  
8    to appease or mollify  
9    Obsolete   to ennoble or dignify  
      n  
10    a maggot, esp. when used as bait in fishing  
11    Archaic   a person who is of good breeding  
     (C13: from Old French gentil noble, from Latin gentilis belonging to the same family; see gens)  
  gently      adv  


falcon-gentle   , falcon-gentil  
      n     (Falconry)   a female falcon, esp. a female peregrine falcon  
     (C14: from Old French faucon-gentil literally: noble falcon)  
gentle breeze  
      n     (Meteorol)   a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8--12 mph  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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exp.
intensifying expression, often used with "look"
he looked for all the world as if he was going to cry: il avait vraiment l'air d'être sur le point de pleurer
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
n.
يذيع الخبر
adj.
without a doubt, sure as you can be
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
n.
a single place where you can find everything you need, usually found in different places
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
exp.
expression used for pointing out that, if you love someone, you accept also things and people dear to the person you love
n.
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n.
a strategy video game originary from Japan, published by Nintendo. Now it is very popular everywhere around the world.
The name Pokémo ncomes from the words Pocket Monsters
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
online footprint left by an user, available across the world wide web.
[Tech.]
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
n.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems, in which online interaction takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
electric spectrum of data creating, storing, retrieving and synchronizing
[Tech.];[Leg.] date relating to electric digits
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
adv.
on my way
acronym, sms language
pron.
you
[Slang]
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