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tentative
used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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tentative
Used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Quietly, tentatively, Harry spoke into the darkness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I had a thought," said Harry tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sir," said Harry tentatively, "I met Mundungus in Hogsmeade."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Quid agis?" he said tentatively to the Fat Lady, wondering what he would find inside.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Well, it's just that I was sort of right about the Half-Blood Prince business,' she said tentatively.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Hermione?" said Ginny tentatively, for Hermione still hadn't turned around.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • How are you both feeling?" she asked tentatively, her eyes on the back of Ron's head.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Sir," said Harry tentatively, "does what you're going to tell me have anything to do with the prophecy?  (not reviewed by editor)

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