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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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deliberate
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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as in: a deliberate thinker Define
done with great care -- often slowly
  • Just then Sherburn steps out on to the roof of his little front porch, with a double-barrel gun in his hand, and takes his stand, perfectly calm and deliberate, not saying a word.

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  • She is a deliberate thinker—not the fastest, but always thorough.
  • She wasn’t accustomed to cold weather, but she managed to cross the icy street with deliberate care.

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unspecified meaning
  • "Yes," says the duke, kinder slow and deliberate and sarcastic, "WE did."

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as in: deliberate insult Define
to do something intentionally
as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
as in: a deliberate thinker Define
done with great care -- often slowly
as in: with all deliberate speed Define
as fast as possible while being thorough and careful
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