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Davis, who missed 30 consecutive games during the regular season with a right calf strain and was moving gingerly during Game 3 with a left knee sprain, appeared to suffer the groin injury in the final minute of the second quarter.

You will gingerly open the front door hoping the cat is not on alert waiting to escape as you go in the house.

I’d eat a plate of food and load up a perfect bite on my fork to carefully feed to somebody, one hand gingerly hovering below to catch falling crumbs, so I could watch the smile spread over their face as they chewed it.

With lights in hand, divers Jeff Milisen and Sarah Mayte snapped up-close photos of nearly 80 larval fishes, then gingerly captured and shipped them to scientists to be studied alongside their mugshots.

As she gingerly hobbled behind the baseline, she nearly tumbled over as staff members rushed to assist her.

In one of the activities men practiced putting the dolls gingerly on their backs to carry them.

I gingerly walked down the center staircase and out into what was a chilly, sunny October morning.

Gingerly, about 30 couples lay down and squatted on mats and rugs for the mass face-sit.

The political and cultural climate was shifting, but gingerly.

He gingerly lifted it up from its defensive position outside the army barracks and placed it in my hand.

Sergeant Burton knelt down and gingerly laid his hand upon the stained linen over the breast of Sir Lucien.

In this gingerly way did the deputies lift the curtain and peer down the road to revolution.

She held it gingerly in her fingers and extended her arm over the sheer dark descent into the thronged street.

Nagpirigpirig siya sa hagdan nga nagkurugkurug, He was walking gingerly on the wobbly steps.

Up another gangway enough cordite to blow up the whole of Liverpool was being gingerly carried in small cases.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gingerly, such as: calculating, cautious, chary, circumspect, considerate, and dainty.

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