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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.
FICTION: UNPAIREDTIM MAUGHANAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
As she gingerly hobbled behind the baseline, she nearly tumbled over as staff members rushed to assist her.
MARYLAND’S HIGH-SCORING OFFENSE ADDS ANOTHER WEAPON WITH THE RETURN OF ANGEL REESEKAREEM COPELANDMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Teddy sits on the couch next to me, gingerly places his paw on my shoulder.
I HAVE THE PANDEMIC TO THANK FOR THIS PRECIOUS TIME WITH MY OLD HOUND, TEDDYDIANA NYADDECEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I extend my right arm and gingerly lift the phone from the nightstand, taking care to keep its illuminated screen facing away until I can shield it with my body.
IT’S TRUE: WAKING UP IS HARD TO DO, ESPECIALLY WHEN THERE’S A SMARTPHONE INVOLVEDJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Sergeant Burton knelt down and gingerly laid his hand upon the stained linen over the breast of Sir Lucien.
DOPESAX ROHMER
In this gingerly way did the deputies lift the curtain and peer down the road to revolution.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
She held it gingerly in her fingers and extended her arm over the sheer dark descent into the thronged street.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Nagpirigpirig siya sa hagdan nga nagkurugkurug, He was walking gingerly on the wobbly steps.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
Up another gangway enough cordite to blow up the whole of Liverpool was being gingerly carried in small cases.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG

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