delicate vs gentle: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: delicate or gentle

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delicateadjective

difficult to handle; requiring great tact

delicateadjective

easily broken or damaged or destroyed

delicateadjective

easily hurt

delicateadjective

developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

delicateadjective

exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

delicateadjective

marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique

delicateadjective

of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely

gentleadjective

marked by moderate steepness

gentleadjective

having little impact

gentleadjective

belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

gentleverb

give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

gentleverb

cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

gentleadjective

easily handled or managed

gentleadjective

soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe

gentleadjective

having or showing a kindly or tender nature

gentleadjective

quiet and soothing

gentleverb

stroke soothingly

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