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  • adv.softly
  • adv.lovingly

synonyms for tenderly

  • carefully
  • delicately
  • gently
  • gingerly
  • lightly
  • mildly
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  • carelessly
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    Bring to a rolling boil, then lower the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook the beans until they are tender and almost falling apart, 30 to 45 minutes.
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    Roasted onions, mushrooms or other vegetables, tender and caramelized, can be pureed right into the gravy and will thicken it as well as add flavor.
    HOW TO MAKE PAN GRAVY WITH OR WITHOUT MEAT DRIPPINGSDANIELA GALARZANOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Continue to roast, uncovered, about 15 minutes, until the squash is very tender, the stuffing has lightly browned and the broccolini stem pieces are crisp-tender.
    THIS VEGETARIAN THANKSGIVING IS A ONE-PAN FEAST: STUFFED SQUASH WITH BROCCOLINI AND CARROTSJOE YONANNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Inward, we were kicked and shoved for being too tender amongst our own.
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    Neumann had previously sued SoftBank when it terminated a $3 billion tender offer in which he was set to sell many of his WeWork shares.
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    Mussels are generally more tender, and the complete mollusk is consumed.
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    Roast until the chicken is just cooked through but still juicy, and the radishes are firm-tender with lightly crispy greens, 8–10 minutes.
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    Women pitied him, and gazed at him tenderly, wondering if a man could look like that for anything save the loss of a sweetheart.
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    The dear old creature p. 42was really shocked at our backsliding; but she nursed Tom very tenderly all the same.
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    The men lift his body tenderly and carry it to the place where the tame buffaloes have been left.
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    WORDS RELATED TO TENDERLY

    • affectionately
    • devotedly
    • fondly
    • tenderly
    • yearningly
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