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tentative
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
done in a careful or unsure way (indicating a lack of confidence in exactly what will happen)
  • Then he flung himself down under a bush and waited for a moment till his breathing steadied. He passed his tongue tentatively over his teeth and lips and heard far off the ululation of the pursuers.
    p. 195.6
tentatively = in an unsure manner
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