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- adv. Of, or having to do with being tentative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a tentative manner; by way of trial or experiment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a tentative manner
She spoke the word tentatively, as if testing it for its sound.
Chile begin tentatively but some brassy moves at the back seem to invigorate the frontman and he rewards us with some classy moves – cheered on by his fellow players.
My position, then, again tentatively, would be opposite that of Rolf
Seattle: RH Gil Meche tentatively is scheduled to pitch Monday in Tucson.
She called his name tentatively, then repeated it more loudly.
He spoke the name tentatively, as though seeking a memory on the edge of consciousness.
The three northerners conversed for a moment; then one of them called tentatively, "You fight?"
They spoke His name tentatively, as an experiment, and imitatively.
Notice of such special meeting, setting forth the terms tentatively agreed upon, shall be mailed and pub - lished in the manner and to the extent provided for the notices referred to in section forty-seven.
Promoting a belief in large-scale exceptions to such physical principles, even tentatively, is not ’skepticism’.
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