What makes Noah mildly ambivalent, yet cautiously optimistic?
Margo, as she was known by the family, was at first a cautiously sympathetic ally of Diana.
Human-rights advocates have been cautiously optimistic as the monarch, King Abdullah, takes steps toward a more open government.
We, too, are exiting our own emotional bunkers after eight days of war, tentatively, cautiously, skeptically.
Throughout election day, McLeod had been “cautiously optimistic” that his man would win.
cautiously he opened the door of the hut of one whom he knew well.
cautiously Father Hennepin paddled near them, and one of his boatmen, taking careful aim, struck down three with a single shot.
She cautiously entered the parlour on the left hand of the front door: all was safe.
Raynal obeyed, and stepped very slowly and cautiously towards it.
cautiously I raised my head and looked in the direction whence the sound came; but the cemetery blocked my view.