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deliberate
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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.
  • 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.

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  • —From Baldhead, king of Flanders, Cranly repeated, rooting again deliberately at his gleaming uncovered teeth.

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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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