gingerly

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  • He held her away gingerly, just so far that he could look into her eyes. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • A few minutes later he appeared at the door, which he opened very gingerly. Cited from Rover Boys on the Great Lakes,by A.M. Winfield
  • And soon he stood up gingerly and felt of himself all over. Cited from The Tale of Pony Twinkleheels, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • The king took it very gingerly, and laid it down at his feet. Cited from King Solomon's Mines, by H. Rider Haggard
  • He went forward gingerly, feeling his way like a blind man on strange ground. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He finally got in very gingerly, and sat down flat on the bottom. Cited from Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 5, by Charles Sylvester
  • And he held out his left hand, which each of them gingerly shook. Cited from Lady Connie, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He sat down gingerly, knowing well that some task of great danger lay before them. Cited from The Rangeland Avenger, by Max Brand
  • Oh, how gingerly did I then go, in all I did or said! Cited from Varieties of Religious Experience, by Wm. James
  • I put a ball into my gun and approached him very gingerly. Cited from Sketches From My Life, by Hobart Pasha
  • Even now he went with gingerly steps, the gun thrust out before him. Cited from Alcatraz, by Max Brand
  • He lifted it gingerly up in his hand and held it out to the police. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • The U-boat was then able to gingerly continue on its way.
  • Gingerly he picked it up, with a wild hope that it would be all right. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • Next time we overhauled him we made our approach in a far more gingerly manner. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He did so, gingerly, as though he expected to be shot. Cited from Square Deal Sanderson, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • He took it gingerly, put it into his mouth and immediately jumped up and down. Cited from The Last of the Plainsmen, by Zane Grey
  • So I go out gingerly on the first night knowing that some parts will fail.
  • They spread themselves out in a line, with a yard or more between each person, and went gingerly forward. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • He handed the bomb to one of his men who took it gingerly. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
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Meaning of gingerly

  • adverb In a gingerly manner
    gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket