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Word of the Day 10/15/15 Gingerly

Gingerly (adverb, adjective)
gingerly [jin-jer-lee]


adverb
1. with great care or caution; warily.

adjective
2. cautious, careful, or wary.

Synonyms
1. cautiously, carefully, prudently.

Origin: 1510-20; ginger-, perhaps < Middle French gensor, genzor delicate, pretty, positive use of comparative of gent gentle; see -ly

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