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tentative
used in
Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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tentative
Used in
Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • Dobby asked tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sherbet lemon?" he tried tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mr. Weasley suggested tentatively as Percy handed Bagman his tea.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Could I have it again . . . more slowly?" he asked tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Can Dobby give Harry Potter his present?" he squeaked tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And . . . remind me what he said about You-Know-Who?" said Ron tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Several hands rose tentatively into the air, including Ron's and Hermione's.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Er," said Ron tentatively, "my dad told me about one. . . . . Is it called the Imperius Curse, or something?"  (not reviewed by editor)

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