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Then she came close to the side of the dead man and kneeling upon the floor felt gingerly of the body.
Kwaque gingerly obeyed, but scarcely had his foot moved an inch when Michael's was upon him.
The dog continued to look, and, as we edged gingerly past him and up the veranda steps, he turned his head and kept on looking.
He was edging his way gingerly around the corner of a precipice where the upper edge of a sharp declivity of ice-glazed snow joined it.
Very softly I gathered it up, and making one end fast to the bronze ring in the prow I stepped gingerly into the boat beside me.
The big fellow, who was known among his mates as Black Michael, tried his leg gingerly, and, finding that it bore his weight, turned to Clayton with a word of gruff thanks.
Following the tracks of Gahan and Tara they found that though each doorway had been approached only one threshold had been crossed and this door they gingerly opened, revealing to their astonished gaze the four warriors at the jetan table.
Phil gingerly lifted the stone she had put on the box.
The Tigresses fought gallantly but when Eya Laure walked off the court early in the third and gingerly tried to play on a rolled left ankle, UST's fight seemed to have dissipated.
He added: "I gingerly picked it up by the handle, placed it in my coat pocket and, as soon as I could get rid of it, I did, to an inspector."
A SMALL man wearing nothing - not even on his feet - but a pair of green denim cut-off shorts, and a green denim truckers cap pulled right down over his eyes, walked gingerly past the bar.
Wilson described Spain's Nacho as "moving gingerly", a term used precisely zero times a day outside of football.