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deliberate
used in Summer Pleasures

2 meanings, 17 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
deliberate insult
Definition
to do something intentionally (do it on purpose)
  • She stretched out on her back again, deliberately kicking water up and over him.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (83% in)
deliberately = intentionally
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2  —1 use as in:
a deliberate thinker
Definition
done with great care — often slowly
  • Lee looked over the prints in her precise, deliberate way.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (48% in)
deliberate = careful and slow
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  • Deliberately, she admitted.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (7% in)
  • "Have you been there often?" she asked, deliberately turning her back to the window.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (26% in)
  • She'd deliberately requested coffee and rolls for nine o'clock so that she could be dressed and ready to go when they were delivered.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (28% in)
  • You quite deliberately didn't mention it.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (36% in)
  • She frowned, then deliberately relaxed her features.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (58% in)
  • Play it light, Lee ordered herself and deliberately stilled the movement of her fingers.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (76% in)
  • You did it deliberately.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (27% in)
  • You did it all deliberately to see just how much I could tolerate.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (28% in)
  • Deliberately, she unlaced her fingers.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (79% in)
  • Shade deliberately courted ambiguity.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (15% in)
  • Her brows knit, then she deliberately relaxed.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (38% in)
  • Deliberately she turned away to pack up the rest of her gear.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (98% in)
  • Deliberately she smiled.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • Deliberately, he dropped the paper on the floor at his feet.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (87% in)
  • Deliberately he turned away from the campground they'd decided on that afternoon.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (74% in)

There are no more uses of "deliberate" in Summer Pleasures.

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