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deliberate
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Emma
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as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
  • "Well," said he, in a deliberating manner, "for five minutes, perhaps."

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

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unspecified meaning
  • Mr. Weston must be quiet, and every thing deliberately arranged.
  • "Well, my dear," he deliberately began, "considering we never saw her before, she seems a very pretty sort of young lady; and I dare say she was very much pleased with you.

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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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