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experimentally

adverb
     
ex‧per‧i‧men‧tal‧ly
1 relating to experiments:
data obtained experimentally
2 in a way that involves using new ideas or methods:
The drugs are being used experimentally on patients suffering from breast cancer.
3 if you do something experimentally, you do it in order to see or feel what something is like:
He moved his shoulder experimentally; it still hurt.

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