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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He spoke evenly and deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She raised it deliberately to her lips.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Smerdyakov turned a deliberate, unmoved glance upon him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You have tortured me too deliberately for me to be able to forgive you at this moment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He spoke little, and with reserve, waited to be questioned, answered precisely and deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The elder distinctly and deliberately bowed down at Dmitri's feet till his forehead touched the floor.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Good morning, if you are not laughing at me," he said deliberately in reply.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I had to go to the cellar anyway, several times a day, indeed," Smerdyakov drawled deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Your hands keep twitching," observed Smerdyakov, and he deliberately unfolded the bundle himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "His honor is still asleep," he articulated deliberately ("You were the first to speak, not I," he seemed to say).  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He knew the old man's habit of talking slowly and deliberately, regardless of the impression he was making and of the delay he was causing, and highly prizing his flat, dull and always gleefully complacent German wit.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "What is it you want of me, sir?" said the old man, deliberately, distinctly, severely, but courteously, when he was at last seated.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The door stood open, and your father's murderer undoubtedly went in at that door, and, having accomplished the crime, went out again by the same door," the prosecutor pronounced deliberately, as though chiseling out each word separately.  (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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