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1. Being on tiptoe, or as on tiptoe; hence, raised as high as possible; lifted up; exalted; also, alert. Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops. (Shak) Above the tiptoe pinnacle of glory. (Byron)

2. Noiseless; stealthy. With tiptoe step. Tiptoe mirth, the highest degree of mirth.

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... more they lack insight, and the more they resist seeing a mental health professional." In such cases, he cautions, "Dermatologists must tiptoe and be very diplomatic." He adds that, unfortunately, "To this day, many dermatologists feel uncomfortable making psychiatric diagnoses ...

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