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tentative
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The Giver
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tentative
Used in
The Giver
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  • Tentatively he began to ride in daylight.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Jonas asked tentatively after the evening meal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Tentatively he opened his eyes — not his snow–hill– sled eyes, for they had been open throughout the strange ride.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sir," Jonas said tentatively, "I would be very interested to hear the story of your life, and to listen to your memories.  (not reviewed by editor)

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