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- He drank another mouthful of gin, picked up the white knight and made a tentative move.p. 295.4
tentative = in an unsure way (indicating a lack of confidence)
- 'You must have seen great changes since you were a young man,' said Winston tentatively.p. 89.0
tentatively = in a hesitant, unsure manner
There are no more uses of "tentative" in 1984 by Orwell.
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