gentlest

superlative of gentle

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  • Gentlest — Gentle Gen tle, a. [Compar. {Gentler}; superl. {Gentlest}.] [OE. gentil, F. gentil noble, pretty, graceful, fr. L. gentilis of the same clan or race, fr. gens, gentis, tribe, clan, race, orig. that which belongs together by birth, fr. the root of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gentlest — gen·tle || dÊ’entl n. aristocrat, person of noble birth (Archaic) adj. kind; soft; moderate; easy going; noble, aristocratic v. make quiet, make gentle; stroke; ennoble, refine (Archaic) gen·tly || dÊ’entlɪ adv. kindly; softly; slowly;… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • ἤκιστον — ἤκιστος the gentlest masc acc sg ἤκιστος the gentlest neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Aspen — Asp en ([a^]s p[e^]n), a. Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood. [1913 Webster] Nor aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze. Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gale — (g[=a]l), n. [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. gal furious, Icel. galinn, cf. Icel. gala to sing, AS. galan to sing, Icel. galdr song, witchcraft, AS. galdor charm, sorcery, E. nightingale; also, Icel. gj[=o]la gust of wind, gola breeze. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gamester — Game ster (g[=a]m st[ e]r), n. [Game + ster.] 1. A merry, frolicsome person. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A person who plays at games; esp., one accustomed to play for a stake; a gambler; one skilled in games. [1913 Webster] When lenity and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gentle — Gen tle, a. [Compar. {Gentler}; superl. {Gentlest}.] [OE. gentil, F. gentil noble, pretty, graceful, fr. L. gentilis of the same clan or race, fr. gens, gentis, tribe, clan, race, orig. that which belongs together by birth, fr. the root of genere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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