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deliberate
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The Awakening
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as in: need to deliberate Define
to think about or discuss -- especially with great care
  • But that evening Edna finished her dinner alone, with forced deliberation.
  • He and his wife spoke English with an accent which was only discernible through its un-English emphasis and a certain carefulness and deliberation.

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  • There was no moment of deliberation, no interval of repose between the thought and its fulfillment.
  • She adjusted it, sticking the hat pin through the heavy coil of hair with some deliberation.

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  • We deliberated into the evening.
  • We need to deliberate on this further before making a decision.

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unspecified meaning
  • She had not noticed how he looked—only feeling his presence; but she turned deliberately and observed him.

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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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