Gently in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Gently

in a gentle manner

Short Example Sentences for Gently

  • 1. Stew gently until cooked. 🔊
  • 2. And gently fan the dying fire. 🔊
  • 3. His fingers restrained her as gently as possible. 🔊
  • 4. Simmer gently for 1/2 an hour. 🔊
  • 5. Cook the eels gently in this for 1/2 an hour. 🔊
  • 6. Blair threw back his head and gently roared. 🔊
  • 7. At the concerted signal her window was gently opened. 🔊
  • 8. It was gently satirical, but also affectionate. 🔊
  • 9. So he pushed the door gently ajar, and peeped in. 🔊
  • 10. You cool her gently thus, while we go bathe. 🔊
  • 11. I let the line drift gently up against the one I wanted. 🔊
  • 12. Wave gently 'neath the wind that onward speeds. 🔊
  • 13. She gently placed her head against his knee after giving him his broth. 🔊
  • 14. I bore her to the foot of a tree, and leaned her gently against it. 🔊
  • 15. He lifted her limp hand gently and felt her little wrist for her pulse. 🔊
  • 16. Swanson listened at the door, and gently opened it and peered inside. 🔊
  • 17. He stroked my hair gently then, and said he feared he had fatigued me. 🔊
  • 18. He shook gently Renouard's arm. 🔊

How to use Gently in Sentences?

  • 1. Their leaves rustled gently as they were touched by the breeze, and that was all. 🔊
  • 2. Jerry gently led her away from the rest; but the men noticed she walked as one seeing not. 🔊
  • 3. Her eyebrows were gently raised, the corners of her mouth quivered, her eyes fell. 🔊
  • 4. The shadows nodded gently on the walls, and like a shadow the little old lady stole quietly away. 🔊
  • 5. The dining-room was lighted by candles which flickered gently in the breeze that rose and fell on the terrace. 🔊
  • 6. She extended to him her fair hand and when in reach, he took it gently into his own and guided her to his side. 🔊
  • 7. He gently seized her by the shoulders and slowly lifted her, and the choir in the background grew stronger in volume. 🔊
  • 8. Concealing her repugnance to his advances, she gently but firmly refused him, telling him her duty was to her aged father. 🔊
  • 9. Keith had little idea that the old man would ever live to hear of her again, and he had told him so as gently as he could. 🔊
  • 10. Now and then the soft night breeze made the lamps swing gently backwards and forwards, which had a pretty effect. 🔊
  • 11. Ablano now crossed over to the princess and, taking her trembling little hands in his, gently chided her for her fears. 🔊
  • 12. Very gently he watered the leaves, taking care that not a drop should fall upon one of the five brilliant blossoms. 🔊
  • 13. She came in and closed the door gently behind her, and then walked softly over to the side of the bed and looked down at him with kind eyes. 🔊
  • 14. He embraced her limp body gently into his arms and took the dagger out of her body, hearing it scrape against her exposed ribs. 🔊
  • 15. Placing his hand gently upon her, he bade her slide down towards him, assuring her that she would have a firm footing on the ledge. 🔊
  • 16. Only when the others moved on, she stooped down and stroked the bird gently with her tiny hand, and kissed its closed eyes. 🔊
  • 17. He passed a compelling arm about her and lowered her gently to her place; then he sat down beside her, and breathed hard as he set her free. 🔊