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  • adv. In an ungentle way; roughly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an ungentle manner; harshly; with severity; rudely.


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ungentle +‎ -ly


  • She slapped the bag against his runny nose, ungently.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • I twisted to see what the matter was and by means of touch and sight observed how he shoved himself through the crowd ungently, wore a fishing hat, a sour look, and went clutching a book — perhaps a tourist.

    That It Is More Admirable To Be a Decent Person Than Otherwise « Unknowing

  • Later, he would dimly recall Tychus muttering and shoving and positioning him, sometimes ungently, but never, ever letting him give up.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Ungraciously and ungently, with blow and curse, they haled me forth, and I faced Captain Jamie and

    Chapter 4

  • Then the troopers half-carried, half-dragged him out of the chamber and down a length of grim, gray corridor before depositing him ungently into a cold, bare holding cell.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • She scooped the paste from the brown jar and spread it ungently into my burnt palm, wallowing in my every wince of pain.

    Bleeding Violet

  • Unresisting, since that was her nature and how could she resist, she did not die ungently, feeling at the last through the thin veil of plastic only the strong, warm, oddly comforting lineaments of a human hand.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • He propelled Mills from the room ungently, the Mercurians looking on with open approval.

    "Too Many Boards" by Harl Vincent, part 5

  • Sire Galan nudged his jacks ungently with his foot.


  • It comes from Riva's wounded heart, a heart that had to wait until her mother, that sacred monster, at last went ungently into her good night at the age of 90.

    Marlene, Dearest


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