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  • lively, wet, fresh.
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Antonyms of TENTATIVE:
unconditioned, unconditional, settled, absolute, all-out, arrant, categorical, complete, consummate, out-and-out, outright, perfect, simple, total, ultimate, unadulterated, unalloyed, unequivocal, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, basal, basic, fundamental, primary, independent.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was growing dark when a tentative scratch at the door told her of Nick's presence there.
    "The Keeper of the Door", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. There was a short silence; a tentative civil word from Siward; then Miss Landis took command of something that had a grotesque resemblance to a situation.
    "The Fighting Chance", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. This selection, he mused, is of course only tentative.
    "The Haunted Bookshop", Christopher Morley.