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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) gentle

Synonyms: gentle Definition: stroke soothingly

Hypernyms: pet Definition: stroke or caress gently Usage: pet the lamb

Synonyms: placate, gruntle, gentle, lenify, pacify, mollify, conciliate, appease, assuage Definition: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of Usage: She managed to mollify the angry customer

Hypernyms: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten Definition: make calm or still Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Synonyms: ennoble, entitle, gentle Definition: give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

Hypernyms: upgrade, raise, promote, elevate, kick upstairs, advance Definition: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position Usage: John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired; Women tend not to advance in the major law firms; I got promoted after many years of hard work

Synonyms for (adjective) gentle

Synonyms: easy, gentle Definition: marked by moderate steepness Usage: an easy climb; a gentle slope

Hypernyms: gradual Definition: (of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt Usage: a gradual slope

Synonyms: easy, gentle, soft Definition: having little impact Usage: an easy pat on the shoulder; gentle rain; a gentle breeze; a soft (or light) tapping at the window

Hypernyms: light Definition: of little intensity or power or force Usage: the light touch of her fingers; a light breeze

Synonyms: gentle Definition: having or showing a kindly or tender nature Usage: the gentle touch of her hand; her gentle manner was comforting; a gentle sensitive nature; gentle blue eyes

Hypernyms: kind Definition: having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior Usage: kind to sick patients; a kind master; kind words showing understanding and sympathy; thanked her for her kind letter

Synonyms: gentle Definition: quiet and soothing Usage: a gentle voice; a gentle nocturne

Hypernyms: soft Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume Usage: soft voices; soft music

Synonyms: soft, gentle Definition: soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe Usage: a gentle reprimand; a vein of gentle irony; poked gentle fun at him

Hypernyms: mild Definition: moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme Usage: a mild winter storm; a mild fever; fortunately the pain was mild; a mild rebuke; mild criticism

Synonyms: patrician, gentle, blue, blue-blooded, aristocratic, aristocratical Definition: belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy Usage: 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

Hypernyms: noble Definition: of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times Usage: of noble birth

Synonyms: docile, gentle Definition: easily handled or managed Usage: a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Hypernyms: tame, tamed Definition: brought from wildness into a domesticated state Usage: tame animals; fields of tame blueberries