Sentence Examples with the word gently

The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.

A strong hand gripped her arm, gently but firmly pulling her out onto the open area on the verandah.

He had taken a lock of her hair between his fingers and gently twirled it.

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She tugged gently on the moon dangling from the necklace Kiera gave her for her wedding.

There are large tracts of gently undulating or relatively flat country which is, inasmuch as it ensures effective exposal of the vines to the sun, of a type particularly suited to viticulture.

Reaching down, he placed one arm behind her knees and the other around her back, gently lifting her into his arms.

Pyrite may be prepared artificially by gently heating ferrous sulphide with sulphur, or as brassy octahedra and cubes by slowly heating an intimate mixture of ferric oxide, sulphur and salammoniac. It is insoluble in dilute acids, but dissolves in nitric acid with separation of sulphur.

The cuesta would be straight from east and west if the slant of the strata were uniformly to the south; but the strata are somewhat warped, and hence the course of the cuesta is strongly convex to the north in the middle, gently convex to the south at either end.

Further, personal and domestic relations with the ruling families abroad give openings in delicate cases for saying more, and saying it at once more gently and more efficaciously, than could be ventured in the formal correspondence and rude contacts of government.

When Tikhon came to her Princess Mary was sitting on the sofa in her room, holding the weeping Mademoiselle Bourienne in her arms and gently stroking her hair.