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deliberate
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deliberate
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • He deliberately scrutinised each sketch and painting.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If you think so, you must have a strange opinion of me; you must regard me as a plotting profligate — a base and low rake who has been simulating disinterested love in order to draw you into a snare deliberately laid, and strip you of honour and rob you of self— respect.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Having indulged a while in this sedative, she raised her bent body, took the pipe from her lips, and while gazing steadily at the fire, said very deliberately — "You are cold; you are sick; and you are silly."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the pocket-book was again deliberately produced, opened, sought through; from one of its compartments was extracted a shabby slip of paper, hastily torn off: I recognised in its texture and its stains of ultra-marine, and lake, and vermillion, the ravished margin of the portrait-cover.  (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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