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deliberate
Used In
Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • He held out his hand, and Scrimgeour leaned forward again and place the Snitch, slowly and deliberately, into Harry’s palm.
  • Ron got up, panting, and watched as Harry pointed his wand deliberately at Mundungus’s nose.

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  • She continued to step deliberately through the trees, and soon he brightness was striped by their thick black trunks.
  • His black hair was overlong and his clothes were so mismatched that it looked deliberate: too short jeans, a shabby, overlarge coat that might have belonged to a grown man, an odd smocklike shirt.
  • And the glasses — put on the glasses — he must be recognizable — " Someone slammed Harry’s glasses back onto his face with deliberate force, but the enormous hands that lifted him into the air were exceedingly gentle.

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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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