gingerly : with great care or caution.
gushed : to flow out or issue suddenly.
waved : to sway to and from.
tentatively : of the nature of or made.
malignancy : the quality or condition of being.
expectant : waiting for something definite.
terse : neatly or effectively concise.
labored : has been used for economic gain.
teetering : moving unsteadily.
outstretch : to stretch forth.
reassuringly : to restore to assurance or confidence.
anguish : extreme pain or distress.
apprehensive : fearful.
dim : not seen clearly or in detail.
gradually : taking place, changing by small degrees
compartment : division of ship, railway carriage.
uncomplicated : not complicated; simple.
amazement : great surprise or astonishment.
patronizing : to give one's regular patronage.