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deliberate
used in Jane Eyre

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need to deliberate
Definition
to think about or discuss — especially with great care
  • Here, leaning over the banister, I cried out suddenly, and without at all deliberating on my words — "They are not fit to associate with me."
    Chapter 4 (7% in)
  • I deliberated a moment; my answer, when it did come, was objectionable: "I must keep in good health, and not die."
    Chapter 4 (45% in)
  • I should, if I had deliberated, have replied to this question by something conventionally vague and polite; but the answer somehow slipped from my tongue before I was aware — "No, sir."
    Chapter 14 (23% in)
  • He turned at last, with measured deliberation.
    Chapter 31 (61% in)

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  • He deliberately scrutinised each sketch and painting.
    Chapter 13 (63% in)
  • Having indulged a while in this sedative, she raised her bent body, took the pipe from her lips, and while gazing steadily at the fire, said very deliberately — "You are cold; you are sick; and you are silly."
    Chapter 19 (10% in)
  • If you think so, you must have a strange opinion of me; you must regard me as a plotting profligate — a base and low rake who has been simulating disinterested love in order to draw you into a snare deliberately laid, and strip you of honour and rob you of self— respect.
    Chapter 27 (10% in)
  • And the pocket-book was again deliberately produced, opened, sought through; from one of its compartments was extracted a shabby slip of paper, hastily torn off: I recognised in its texture and its stains of ultra-marine, and lake, and vermillion, the ravished margin of the portrait-cover.
    Chapter 33 (37% in)

There are no more uses of "deliberate" in Jane Eyre.

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