tenative

See: interim
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Rebecca was asked to bear witness to a state of mind or feeling of whose existence she had only the vaguest consciousness.
I had a heavy feeling in my head, and only the vaguest memory at first of the things that had happened over night.
Few of the common people in England had anything but the vaguest astronomical ideas in those days.
And she had heard this formula of hope so often that it only awakened the vaguest pity in her heart for that hopeful old man.
It may be added that the whole company, not excepting Lebedeff, had the vaguest idea of the extent of their powers, and of how far they could safely go.
Little children were frightened into obedience by the vaguest hint that the Devil of Torn would get them, and grown men had come to whisper the name with grim, set lips.
And ever in vaguest whisperings and clearest trumpet-calls came the message that sometime, somewhere, somehow, he would run Luck down, make himself the master of Luck, and tie it and brand it as his own.
These children had, doubtless, been too young to retain in their memories to transmit to their children any but the vaguest suggestion of the cataclysm which had overwhelmed their parents.
The reader who seeks to find some one idea under which the whole may be conceived, must necessarily seize on the vaguest and most general.
On this topic people are prepared to take sides without having the vaguest idea what they mean by "thinking.
I had only heard of him in the vaguest way, as living concealed in the thick of two hundred thousand natives, and only emerging into the light of day for the purpose of hunting up some brandy.
Indeed, except in respect of staring about him (a branch of the public service to which the pictorial cherub is much addicted), this domestic cherub discharged as many odd functions as his prototype; with the difference, say, that he performed with a blacking-brush on the family's boots, instead of performing on enormous wind instruments and double-basses, and that he conducted himself with cheerful alacrity to much useful purpose, instead of foreshortening himself in the air with the vaguest intentions.