(adj.) = gentle ; tame ; soft ; smooth ; mellow ; supple ; balmy . Ex: Melanie Stanton broke into a gentle laugh as she recalled him executing a shuffling fandango and announcing mischievously, 'Women in the SLA, get ready, here I come!'. Ex: Today, nudity, sex, and excessive violence are not an issue and even the raciest films would garner a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, and most are even tamer than that. Ex: The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality. Ex: The typescript will be fuzzy and indistinct without the smooth, firm surface which the backing sheet offers. Ex: People become more 'mellow' in response to negative emotions over their lifetime, research suggests. Ex: The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever. Ex: Natural gas prices are falling again as balmy weather stretches across most of the nation and supplies remain plentiful. ---- * con voz suave = soft-spoken ; softly-spoken. * demasiado suave para la época del año = unseasonably mild. * de voz suave = soft-spoken ; softly-spoken. * iluminado con una luz suave = dimly lit ; dimly illuminated. * más suave que el terciopelo = as soft as velvet. * más suave que la seda = as soft as silk. * paseo suave en bicicleta = easy ride. * tan suave como el terciopelo = as smooth as silk ; as soft as velvet. * tan suave como la seda = as soft as silk ; as smooth as silk. * tan suave como un guante = as meek as a lamb. * toque suave = tap.