Gentle and Rough

Gentle

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Gentle adjective – Not harsh or stern especially in nature or effect.
Usage example: her gentle ways

Rough is an antonym for gentle in topics: kind, mild, of noble birth, having a mild or kind nature.
Nearby Words: gentling, gently, gentility, gentleness, gentled
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Rough

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Rough adjective – Requiring considerable physical or mental effort.
Usage example: a forensics expert who willingly takes on rough assignments

Gentle is an antonym for rough in topics: stormy, harsh, rude, uneven.
Nearby Words: roughly, roughness, roughen, roughening, roughed
Antonyms for Rough
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Things that words describes

manner gentle manner rough manner
man gentle man rough man
guy gentle guy rough guy
part gentle part rough part
Other nouns: style, men, appearance, type, way, characters, personality, bit, voice, exterior, side, version.

Both words in one sentence

  • Affectionate Gesture to the Head The gesture is done to and from people of both sexes, and can be gentle or rough, though the rough version is most common among boys and their dads/older brothers (or substitute father-figures).
  • But all love-making scene of Garrus and Shepard are always written in an incredible loving way to show their love and passion for each other whether they are playing rough or gentle.
  • But all love-making scenes of Garrus and Shepard are always written in an incredible loving fashion to describe their love and passion for each other whether they are playing rough or gentle.
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