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deliberate
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Man And Superman
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as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
  • Straker suddenly begins whistling his favorite air with remarkable deliberation.

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

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  • RAMSDEN [very deliberately] Mr Tanner: you are the most impudent person I have ever met.
  • [shaking his head] I cannot conscientiously recommend anybody with whom I am on friendly terms to deliberately make himself dull and uncomfortable.

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  • When he is manipulating the car his movements are swift and sudden, yet attentive and deliberate.
  • You have deliberately humbugged us, sir!
  • The theft of the brigand-poetaster from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is deliberate; and the metamorphosis of Leporello into Enry Straker, motor engineer and New Man, is an intentional dramatic sketch for the contemporary embryo of Mr H. G. Wells’s anticipation of the efficient engineering class which will, he hopes, finally sweep the jabberers out of the way of civilization.
  • Of course I think it’s the greatest nonsense deliberately making us poor like that.
  • But surely no really nice woman would deliberately practise on men’s instincts in that way.
  • This chief, seated in the centre of the group on a squared block of stone from the quarry, is a tall strong man, with a striking cockatoo nose, glossy black hair, pointed beard, upturned moustache, and a Mephistophelean affectation which is fairly imposing, perhaps because the scenery admits of a larger swagger than Piccadilly, perhaps because of a certain sentimentality in the man which gives him that touch of grace which alone can excuse deliberate picturesqueness.

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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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