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deliberate
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A Tale of Two Cities
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as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
  • I dined, myself, while those numskulls were deliberating which world you should belong to—this, or some other.

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  • We deliberated into the evening.
  • We need to deliberate on this further before making a decision.

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unspecified meaning
  • With that advice, he wiped his soiled hand upon the joker’s dress, such as it was—quite deliberately, as having dirtied the hand on his account; and then recrossed the road and entered the wine-shop.
  • As the ancient clerk deliberately folded and superscribed the note, Mr. Cruncher, after surveying him in silence until he came to the blotting-paper stage, remarked: "I suppose they’ll be trying Forgeries this morning?"

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  • "Then you mean to tell me, Mr. Lorry," said Stryver, squaring his elbows, "that it is your deliberate opinion that the young lady at present in question is a mincing Fool?"
  • He put them, one by one, in the breast of his inner coat, counted out the money for them, and deliberately left the shop.
  • You deliberately advise me not to go up to Soho and offer myself—_my_self, Stryver of the King’s Bench bar?"

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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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