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1. gentle

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛntəl, ˈdʒɛnəl'] soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe.

Synonyms

  • mild

Antonyms

  • sound
  • unpeaceful

Etymology

  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gentil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Gentle Wind

  • broken-wind
  • downwind
  • chagrined
  • rescind
  • skinned
  • schwind
  • grinned
  • grinde
  • thinned
  • sinned
  • sind
  • pinned
  • lynde
  • lynd
  • lindh
  • linde
  • lind
  • hynd
  • hinde
  • ginned

Sentences with gentle-wind


1. Noun Phrase
The wind whispered through the trees means that a gentle wind was creating noise in the branches.

2. gentle

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛntəl, ˈdʒɛnəl'] having or showing a kindly or tender nature.

Antonyms

  • noisy

Etymology

  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gentil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. gentle

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛntəl, ˈdʒɛnəl'] quiet and soothing.

Antonyms

  • audible

Etymology

  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gentil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. gentle

verb. ['ˈdʒɛntəl, ˈdʒɛnəl'] cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.

Synonyms

  • mollify
  • quiet
  • still
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • assuage
  • appease
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • conciliate
  • gruntle
  • calm down
  • lenify
  • calm
  • placate

Antonyms

  • stimulate
  • abstain
  • worsen
  • irritate

Etymology

  • gentil (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gentil (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure.

Synonyms

  • west wind
  • squall
  • boreas
  • gale
  • wester
  • northwester
  • weather condition
  • chinook wind
  • draft
  • draught
  • blow
  • sou'easter
  • crosswind
  • airstream
  • south wind
  • thermal
  • souther
  • east wind
  • simoom
  • air
  • foehn
  • breeze
  • khamsin
  • simoon
  • catabatic wind
  • headwind
  • harmattan
  • chinook
  • high wind
  • air current
  • monsoon
  • easterly
  • north wind
  • tailwind
  • gust
  • norther
  • Santa Ana
  • atmospheric condition
  • doldrums
  • sou'wester
  • calm
  • snow eater
  • calm air
  • zephyr
  • conditions
  • southerly
  • southwester
  • current of air
  • northerly
  • blast
  • prevailing wind
  • katabatic wind
  • samiel
  • fohn
  • weather
  • gentle wind
  • southeaster
  • easter

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • detach
  • effector
  • receptor

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course.

Synonyms

  • move
  • travel
  • snake
  • wander
  • go
  • locomote
  • thread
  • weave

Antonyms

  • repel
  • open circuit
  • untie
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] extend in curves and turns.

Synonyms

  • be
  • snake
  • twist
  • circumvolute
  • curve

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wind

verb. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • twine
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • move
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • ride
  • unbend
  • straighten

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] a tendency or force that influences events.

Antonyms

  • leeward

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wind

noun. ['ˈwaɪnd, ˈwɪnd'] breath.

Synonyms

  • breathing out
  • exhalation

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • come
  • conserve

Etymology

  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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