pedetemptim

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EtymologyEdit

From pes (foot) +‎ temptō (to touch) +‎ -im.

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AdverbEdit

pedetemptim (comparative pedetemptius, superlative pedetemptissimē)

  1. gradually, cautiously, step-by-step
    • 3rd–2nd century BCE, Cato the Elder:
      Eam ego viam pedetemptim temptabam.
      I myself was cautiously attempting this path.
    Synonyms: paulātim, gradātim

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