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deliberate
used in The Scarlet Letter

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1  —1 use as in:
need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • At that epoch of pristine simplicity, however, matters of even slighter public interest, and of far less intrinsic weight than the welfare of Hester and her child, were strangely mixed up with the deliberations of legislators and acts of state.
    Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (13% in)

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  • Tempted by a dream of happiness, he had yielded himself with deliberate choice, as he had never done before, to what he knew was deadly sin.
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (72% in)
  • "You would tell me, then, that I know all?" said Roger Chillingworth, deliberately, and fixing an eye, bright with intense and concentrated intelligence, on the minister's face.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (72% in)

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