Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Gentle

19 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 31 answers for the crossword clue Gentle. We last saw the 'Gentle' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Stroke soothingly
  • Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
  • Soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"
  • Quiet and soothing; "a gentle voice"; "a gentle nocturne"
  • Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"
  • Easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
  • Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
  • Marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
  • Having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
  • Having or showing a kindly or tender nature; "the gentle touch of her hand"; "her gentle manner was comforting"; "a gentle sensitive nature"; "gentle blue eyes"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Gentle'.

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Crossword Answers

4 Letters

BLUE

The sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic

EASY

Obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally; "easy money"

KIND

Tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"

MEEK

Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"

MILD

Mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze"

SOFT

In a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)

TAME

Flat and uninspiring

5 Letters

LIGHT

A device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"

SWEET

The property of tasting as if it contains sugar

6 Letters

DOCILE

Ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"

KINDLY

Pleasant and agreeable; "a kindly climate"; "kindly breeze"

LENIFY

Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

PACIFY

Fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"

TENDER

Ship that usually provides supplies to other ships

7 Letters

APPEASE

Make peace with

ASSUAGE

Provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"

CLEMENT

(used of persons or behavior) inclined to show mercy; "a more clement judge reduced the sentence"

ENNOBLE

Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

ENTITLE

Give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

GRADUAL

(Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass

GRUNTLE

Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

MOLLIFY

Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"

PLACATE

Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

8 Letters

MODERATE

A person who takes a position in the political center

9 Letters

PATRICIAN

A member of the aristocracy

10 Letters

CONCILIATE

Come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"

11 Letters

BLUEBLOODED

MEEKANDMILD

12 Letters

ARISTOCRATIC

Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"

13 Letters

TENDERHEARTED

Easily moved by another's distress; "a noble tenderhearted creature who sympathizes with all the human race"- W.M.Thackeray

14 Letters

ARISTOCRATICAL

Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes"

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