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Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • To put on an act like that and then deliberately be so mean. . . No,Peter, that's not my idea ofa joke.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I've hid any— thing having to do with me from Father, never shared my ideals with him, deliberately alienated myself from him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps Providence is deliberately biding its time getting rid of Hider, since it's much easier, and cheaper, for the Allies to let the impeccable Germans kill each other off.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • We explained the whole thing to him, about how we'd deliberately spread the rumor of the officer and the car to throw the Germans and anyone else who might come looking for us off the track.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • (It's now quarter to three on Wednesday af— ternoon and Mr. Dussel is snoring again, which is why it flashed through my mind, of course.) When I had to use the potty, I deliberately made more noise to get the snoring to stop.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not everything Mistress Anne does is good! Any— one who deliberately causes such pain to someone they say they love is despicable, the lowest of the low! What I'm most ashamed of is the way Father has forgiven me; he said he's going to throw the letter in the stove, and he's being so nice to me now, as if he were the one who'd done something wrong.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a deliberate thinker
as in: deliberate insult
as in: need to deliberate
as in: with all deliberate speed
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