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See definition of gentled on Dictionary.com
  • as insubdue
  • as intame
  • as inbreak in
  • as indulcify
  • as indomesticate

synonyms for gentled

  • conquer
  • crush
  • extinguish
  • humble
  • overcome
  • overpower
  • quell
  • repress
  • restrain
  • suppress
  • tame
  • temper
  • break
  • check
  • control
  • defeat
  • discipline
  • dominate
  • drop
  • gentle
  • mellow
  • overrun
  • quash
  • quench
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • reduce
  • soften
  • squelch
  • subjugate
  • trample
  • vanquish
  • bear down
  • beat down
  • break in
  • get the better of
  • get the upper hand
  • get under control
  • put down
  • shut down
  • tone down
  • triumph over
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antonyms for gentled

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  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • build up
  • encourage
  • let go
  • lose
  • praise
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • give up
  • help
  • liberate
  • permit
  • start
  • strengthen
  • arouse
  • incite
  • rouse
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    How to use gentled in a sentence

    Jason hauled the control wheel into a tight turn and the autopilot gentled it to a soft curve.
    DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
    "He don't understand ye an' ye'd mighty soon sicken of jest bein' gentled," argued Halloway.
    A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
    Was grateful because I gentled him a littleafter first maltreating him.
    THE RADIO BOYS RESCUE THE LOST ALASKA EXPEDITIONGERALD BRECKENRIDGE
    The tuition of a colt may be begun when he is three months old, provided that he has been gentled almost from its birth.
    RIDING FOR LADIESMRS. POWER O'DONOGHUE
    "Honey won't catch such an old fly as I am, Philip," replied the woman, but with a gentled tone.
    FORT LAFAYETTE OR, LOVE AND SECESSIONBENJAMIN WOOD
    The maverick ought to be gentled very quickly, Chet said; he is receiving enough attention.
    THE TRAIL BOYS ON THE PLAINSJAY WINTHROP ALLEN
    This new, gentled, mellowed, strengthened Elijah reappears in the man who received the birthright portion of his spirit.
    QUIET TALKS ON THE CROWNED CHRIST OF REVELATIONS. D. GORDON
    And the sense of terrifying authority in the voice that spake is gentled to John's tense ear in the quiet words that come.
    QUIET TALKS ON THE CROWNED CHRIST OF REVELATIONS. D. GORDON
    I hope they've got more, and I hope they've gentled down by this time and are used to being without him.
    CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
    He says, "A horse is gentled by my secret, in from two to sixteen hours."
    THE ARABIAN ART OF TAMING AND TRAINING WILD AND VICIOUS HORSESP. R. KINCAID
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