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deliberate
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And Then There Were None
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as in: deliberate insult Define
to do something intentionally
  • She was accused, together with her husband, of having deliberately murdered her former employer

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  • She didn’t forget. She deliberately skipped the meeting.
  • Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt

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unspecified meaning
  • John Gordon Macarthur, that on the 4th of January, 1917, you deliberately sent your wife’s lover, Arthur Richmond, to his death.
  • He’d sent Richmond deliberately to death.

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  • He’d known, perhaps, that Richmond was being deliberately sent to death.
  • Blore said deliberately: "It wouldn’t be the first you’ve made-if that gramophone record is to be believed!"
  • He added that there were many cases of a similar nature going on all the time-cases of deliberate murder-and all quite untouchable by the law.
  • And if you tell me that Anthony Marston, a young bull with no nerves and precious little brains, got the wind up over having mowed down a couple of kids and deliberately put himself out of the way-well, the idea’s laughable!

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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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