What is the opposite of brutal?

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Opposite of savagely violent
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Opposite of imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load
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Opposite of involving physical conflict, or having a propensity to use physical force
“I'm still a rebel, but express my anger in peaceful ways.”
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Opposite of harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
“It started with a tweet which turned into a mild piece of fake news.”
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Opposite of exhausting all effort
“His performance provides a sober anchor to Kitano's barely restrained jubilation.”
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Opposite of involving or showing violence and bloodshed
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Opposite of aggressive or violent in nature
“She staged several peaceful protests across the state, hoping to make a difference.”
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Opposite of plain or blunt
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Opposite of frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
“The paintings of the Middle Ages were flat, misproportioned, lacking in depth and scale, lifeless, and unrealistic.”
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Opposite of causing great and irreparable damage
“A small nondestructive tsunami wave was reported to have hit the east coast of England and other countries around the North Sea.”
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Opposite of filled with hatred or intense rivalry (towards another or each other)
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Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
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Opposite of very great in degree, often with bad or negative repercussions
“What seems to many a trifling matter of wording could have profound consequences.”
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Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
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Opposite of causing mental or emotional stress
“The battered and one-armed T-800 quipped that he needed a relaxing vacation after vanquishing the T-1000.”
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Opposite of highly destructive or damaging
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Opposite of painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
“The rain was a welcome change for the farmers who had endured weeks of drought.”
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