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deliberate
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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deliberate
Used in
Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "You know what that feeling is," continued Boldwood, deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Pennyways snuffed the candle, and then looked up and deliberately inspected Troy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oak's motions, though they had a quiet-energy, were slow, and their deliberateness accorded well with his occupation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The same fascination that caused him to think it an act which had a deliberate motive prevented him from regarding it as an impertinence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was ten o'clock at least, when, walking deliberately through the lower part of Weatherbury, he heard the carrier's spring van entering the village.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Bathsheba was no schemer for marriage, nor was she deliberately a trifler with the affections of men, and a censor's experience on seeing an actual flirt after observing her would have been a feeling of surprise that Bathsheba could be so different from such a one, and yet so like what a flirt is supposed to be.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Being a woman with some good sense in reasoning on subjects wherein her heart was not involved, Bathsheba genuinely repented that a freak which had owed its existence as much to Liddy as to herself, should ever have been undertaken, to disturb the placidity of a man she respected too highly to deliberately tease.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …hall with glaring obviousness, by gliding to the top of the stairs, assuring herself by listening to the heavy breathing of her maids that they were asleep, gliding down again, turning the handle of the door within which the young girl lay, and deliberately setting herself to do what, if she had anticipated any such undertaking at night and alone, would have horrified her, but which, when done, was not so dreadful as was the conclusive proof of her husband's conduct which came with…  (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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