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The War of the Worlds
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  • Then I heard the slow, deliberate sound creeping towards me again.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They laid their guns as deliberately as if they had been on parade, and fired at about a thousand yards' range.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was the first Martian my brother had seen, and he stood, more amazed than terrified, watching this Titan advancing deliberately towards the shipping, wading farther and farther into the water as the coast fell away.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Mrs. Elphinstone—that was the name of the woman in white—would listen to no reasoning, and kept calling upon "George"; but her sister-in-law was astonishingly quiet and deliberate, and at last agreed to my brother's suggestion.  (not reviewed by editor)

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