Usage examples for tentatively

  1. He said nothing, however, until she produced her purse, and held out a little tentatively two half- crowns. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. " Oh," said mother tentatively Did he come along with you?" – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  3. Tentatively he felt of his temple where he meant to place the muzzle of the gun when there was just one bullet left. – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower