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premeditated
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition to plan or consider before doing — especially of a crime
  • In spite of his premeditated carefulness, the floor would now and then creak; his garments would rustle; the shadow of his presence, in a forbidden proximity, would be thrown across his victim.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (12% in)

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