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Used in
The Great Gatsby
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  • When I passed the ashheaps on the train that morning I had crossed deliberately to the other side of the car.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her gray, sun-strained eyes stared straight ahead, but she had deliberately shifted our relations, and for a moment I thought I loved her.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't mean that he had traded on his phantom millions, but he had deliberately given Daisy a sense of security; he let her believe that he was a person from much the same stratum as herself that he was fully able to take care of her.  (not reviewed by editor)

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