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gently / dulcemente
gently   [ˈdȝentlɪ]   -adverb
1. (=softly, kindly)
[say]   dulcemente,   suavemente
[smile]   dulcemente,   con dulzura
[hint, remind]   con delicadeza
2. (=carefully)
[handle]   con cuidado
·gently clean the wound with salt water
·limpiar la herida con cuidado usando agua salada
·a lotion that gently cleanses your skin
·una lociónoun que limpia la piel sin irritar
·gently does it!
·¡con cuidado!,   ¡despacito! *
3. (=lightly)
[blow, touch, push, tap]   ligeramente,   suavemente
·I shook her gently and she opened her eyes
·la sacudí ligeramente or suavemente y abrió los ojos
4. (=slowly)
[pick up speed]   poco a poco
[simmer, cook]   a fuego lento
·simmer gently until the sugar dissolves
·hervir a fuego lento hasta que el azúcar se disuelva
5. (=not steeply)
[slope]   suavemente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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