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deliberate
used in And Then There Were None

2 meanings, 7 uses
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1  —6 uses as in:
deliberate insult
Definition
to do something intentionally (do it on purpose)
  • She was accused, together with her husband, of having deliberately murdered her former employer
    p. 89.1
deliberately = intentionally (on purpose)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • John Gordon Macarthur, that on the 4th of January, 1917, you deliberately sent your wife's lover, Arthur Richmond, to his death.
    p. 43.2
  • deliberately = intentionally (on purpose)
  • He'd sent Richmond deliberately to death.
    p. 76.2
  • deliberately = with intentional effort (done on purpose)
  • He'd known, perhaps, that Richmond was being deliberately sent to death.
    p. 76.7
  • deliberately = intentionally (on purpose)
  • And if you tell me that Anthony Marston, a young bull with no nerves and precious little brains, got the wind up over having mowed down a couple of kids and deliberately put himself out of the way-well, the idea's laughable!
    p. 105.5
  • deliberately = intentionally (on purpose)
  • He added that there were many cases of a similar nature going on all the time-cases of deliberate murder-and all quite untouchable by the law.
    p. 264.5
deliberate = intentional (done on purpose)
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2  —1 use as in:
a deliberate thinker
Definition
done with great care — often slowly
  • Blore said deliberately: "It wouldn't be the first you've made-if that gramophone record is to be believed!"
    p. 127.2
deliberately = thoughtfully (not impulsively)
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