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Used in
Franny and Zooey
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  • Mrs. Glass stared at him, deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He sat looking deliberately expressionless.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he now ground his face into a deliberately pained expression—a form, apparently, of self-criticism.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Instead, he turned around and deliberately faced a sheet of what had once been snow-white beaverboard that was nailed uncompromisingly to the back of the door.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • For ten minutes or more, he had deliberately been standing just out of conversation range of the other boys, his back against the free Christian Science literature rack, his ungloved hands in his coat pockets.  (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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