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deliberate
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
deliberate insult
Definition
to do something intentionally (do it on purpose)
  • ...a lawyer once deliberately pushed a pile of books to the floor in a desperate effort to wake him up.
    p. 220.3
deliberately = intentionally
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I never deliberately learned to read, but somehow I had been wallowing illicitly in the daily papers.
    p. 23.2
  • deliberately = with intentional effort
  • I had never encountered a being who deliberately perpetrated fraud against himself.
    p. 268.9
deliberately = intentionally
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2  —1 use as in:
a deliberate thinker
Definition
done with great care — often slowly
  • He closed it, folded it deliberately, dropped it in his lap, and pushed his hat to the back of his head.
    p. 201.9
deliberately = slowly (with great care)
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