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deliberate
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Wuthering Heights
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deliberate
Used in
Wuthering Heights
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  • 'And you told a deliberate untruth!' he said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You are a hypocrite, too, are you? A deliberate deceiver.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'd rather be three months ill, than hear you frame a deliberate lie.'  (not reviewed by editor)

  • By this curious turn of disposition I have gained the reputation of deliberate heartlessness; how undeserved, I alone can appreciate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He would have recoiled still more had he been aware that her attachment rose unsolicited, and was bestowed where it awakened no reciprocation of sentiment; for the minute he discovered its existence he laid the blame on Heathcliff's deliberate designing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh!' she replied, 'I don't wish to limit his acquirements: still, he has no right to appropriate what is mine, and make it ridiculous to me with his vile mistakes and mispronunciations! Those books, both prose and verse, are consecrated to me by other associations; and I hate to have them debased and profaned in his mouth! Besides, of all, he has selected my favourite pieces that I love the most to repeat, as if out of deliberate malice.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: with all deliberate speed
as in: deliberate insult
as in: need to deliberate
as in: a deliberate thinker
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