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  • The sisters asked for three days to deliberate; and felt, that night, as though the veil were indeed the fitting shroud for their dead joys.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With this caution, John Browdie shook his head significantly, and drawing a screwdriver from his pocket, took off the box of the lock in a very deliberate and workmanlike manner, and laid it, together with the implement, on the floor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'It seems to promise pretty well,' said Mr Ralph Nickleby, whose deliberate manner was strongly opposed to the vivacity of the other man of business.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …be which would be comprised in our permitting their nephew, their only relative, whom they regard as a son, and for whom it would be mere childishness to suppose they have not formed plans suitably adapted to the education he has had, and the fortune he will inherit—in our permitting him to marry a portionless girl: so closely connected with us, that the irresistible inference must be, that he was entrapped by a plot; that it was a deliberate scheme, and a speculation amongst us three?  (not reviewed by editor)

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