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gentling

verb
present participle of gentle

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2 to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner
  • soothingly gentled his cat's head as she was being treated by the vet

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3 to lessen the shock of
  • adding a bit of sugar to the salsa will gentle the hot spiciness of the chili peppers

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“Gentling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gentling. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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