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tentative
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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tentative
Used in
1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • He drank another mouthful of gin, picked up the white knight and made a tentative move.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'You must have seen great changes since you were a young man,' said Winston tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a tentative plan
as in: said it tentatively
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