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deliberate
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
  • He kept his word; twice a day he cast out, through the barred aperture, the provisions his jailer brought him—at first gayly, then with deliberation, and at last with regret.
  • The deliberations had already begun.

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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
  • "Impossible!" cried Madame Danglars: "a man may murder another out of revenge, but he would not deliberately drown a child."
  • Madame de Villefort now deliberately descended the staircase.

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  • "Go," said the count deliberately; "go, dear friend, but promise me if you meet with any obstacle to remember that I have some power in this world, that I am happy to use that power in the behalf of those I love, and that I love you, Morrel."

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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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