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tentative
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The Age of Innocence
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tentative
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • M. Riviere continued to study him with tentative eyes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "That young tutor is an interesting fellow: we had some awfully good talk after dinner about books and things," he threw out tentatively in the hansom.  (not reviewed by editor)

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