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deliberate
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The Mill on the Floss
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deliberate
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • How had she sunk into this struggle with a temptation that she would once have thought herself as secure from as from deliberate crime?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Tom waited less nervously than he had done on a former occasion in this apartment, while his uncle took out his snuff-box and gratified each nostril with deliberate impartiality.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Plotting covetousness and deliberate contrivance, in order to compass a selfish end, are nowhere abundant but in the world of the dramatist: they demand too intense a mental action for many of our fellow-parishioners to be guilty of them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You'll just step up to Torry's now, Mr. Spence, will you?" said Mr. Deane, and the clock suddenly became less loud and deliberate in Tom's ears.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is clear to you, I hope, that Stephen was not a hypocrite,—capable of deliberate doubleness for a selfish end; and yet his fluctuations between the indulgence of a feeling and the systematic concealment of it might have made a good case in support of Philip's accusation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Kept aloof from all practical life as Philip had been, and by nature half feminine in sensitiveness, he had some of the woman's intolerant repulsion toward worldliness and the deliberate pursuit of sensual enjoyment; and this one strong natural tie in his life,—his relation as a son,—was like an aching limb to him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Aunt Pullet half-opened the shutter and then unlocked the wardrobe, with a melancholy deliberateness which was quite in keeping with the funereal solemnity of the scene.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I will not begin any future, even for you," said Maggie, tremulously, "with a deliberate consent to what ought not to have been.  (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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