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deliberate
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Catch-22
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deliberate
Used in
Catch-22
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  • He went to Sweden deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Are you deliberately repeating everything I say?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Are you deliberately repeating everything I say?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With deliberate amiability he said, 'Danby, how can you work along with people like Cathcart and Korn?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The flavor of disobedience was titillating, and Nately moaned deliberately again, the next time he could squeeze one in edgewise.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You wouldn't believe it, Yossarian,' he ruminated, raising his voice deliberately to bait Doc Daneeka, 'but this used to be a pretty good country to live in before they loused it up with their goddam piety.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was enough that they were of like kind, and he knew it was only a matter of waiting discreetly for preferment until the right time, although it rotted Colonel Cathcart's self-esteem to observe that General Peckem never deliberately sought him out and that he labored no harder to impress Colonel Cathcart with his epigrams and erudition than he did to impress anyone else in earshot, even enlisted men.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Major Danby confided that Group was incensed with all flight surgeons because of Dr. Stubbs, the bushy-haired, baggy-chinned, slovenly flight surgeon in Dunbar's squadron who was deliberately and defiantly brewing insidious dissension there by grounding all men with sixty missions on proper forms that were rejected by Group indignantly with orders restoring the confused pilots, navigators, bombardiers and gunners to combat duty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 30 DUNBAR Yossarian no longer gave a damn where his bombs fell, although he did not go as far as Dunbar, who dropped his bombs hundreds of yards past the village and would face a court-martial if it could ever be shown he had done it deliberately.  (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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