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  • verb Present participle of gentle.

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Examples

  • When I came back from roping and blindfolding the twisted dynamite I was engaged in "gentling," I found that Brower was saddling the mournful creature with my saddle.

    The Killer

  • Furthermore, he laid off from the range work Brent Palmer, the most skilful man with horses, and set him to "gentling" a beautiful little sorrel.

    Arizona Nights

  • Men new to the range laughed at his method of "gentling" horses.

    Overland Red A Romance of the Moonstone Cañon Trail

  • The process called "gentling," was a complete misnomer for the series of buck jumps, of bites and kicks, with which the young lady received the slightest attempt to touch her.

    Station Amusements

  • Known as the "Man Who Listens to Horses," Roberts developed his revolutionary Join-Up method of "gentling" wild horses as an alternative to his father's aggressive, traditional method of "breaking" wild horses through violence.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Alles has her sights set on "gentling" the young horses, or introducing them to halters, getting them to follow on leads and stand for veterinarians.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Alles has her sights set on "gentling" the young horses, or introducing them to halters, getting them to follow on leads and stand for veterinarians.

    The Vail Trail - All Sections

  • Alles has her sights set on "gentling" the young horses, or introducing them to halters, getting them to follow on leads and stand for veterinarians.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Alles has her sights set on "gentling" the young horses, or introducing them to halters, getting them to follow on leads and stand for veterinarians.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • "Roosevelt walked toward him with a pail of water and the first real sign that 'gentling' was better than 'busting' was when the wild-eyed

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

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