Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He had, however, not become accustomed to being 'gentled' instead of 'busted.'

I was frightened; those savages were not “gentled” enough to suit me.

"I'll have her gentled to a divvy-skirt this time ter-morrer," said Sam gallantly.

Was grateful because I gentled him a littleafter first maltreating him.

I've brought a good hawss I've gentled for yu', and Taylor'll keep him till I need him.

Across the lane his horse, the one he had "gentled" for her, was grazing idly.

The wagon was equipped for the trail, vicious horses were gentled, and an ample mount allotted to the extra men.

Ef there was time to do it, and there wan't so many horses, they'd all ought to be gentled from colts up.

"He don't understand ye an' ye'd mighty soon sicken of jest bein' gentled," argued Halloway.

His arms slipped round her as she began to sob, and he gentled her till she could again speak.