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deliberate
used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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deliberate
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Every impure thought, deliberately yielded to, is a keen lance transfixing that sacred and loving heart.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • —From Baldhead, king of Flanders, Cranly repeated, rooting again deliberately at his gleaming uncovered teeth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One day when some boys had gathered round a priest under the shed near the chapel, he had heard the priest say: —I believe that Lord Macaulay was a man who probably never committed a mortal sin in his life, that is to say, a deliberate mortal sin.  (not reviewed by editor)

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