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The Grapes of Wrath
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  • " Two rangy shepherd dogs trotted up pleasantly, until they caught the scent of strangers, and then they backed cautiously away, watchful, their tails moving slowly and tentatively in the air, but their eyes and noses quick for animosity or danger.  (not reviewed by editor)

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