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deliberate
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Washington Square
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  • Of course she was thinking over her situation, and she was apparently doing so in a deliberate and unimpassioned manner, with a view of making the best of it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have explained my views to Catherine; she understands them perfectly, and anything that she does further in the way of encouraging Mr. Townsend's attentions will be in deliberate opposition to my wishes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But Mrs. Penniman was elaborately reserved and significantly silent; there was a richer rustle in the very deliberate movements to which she confined herself, and when she occasionally spoke, in connexion with some very trivial event, she had the air of meaning something deeper than what she said.  (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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